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Government support for the Russian automotive market has been extended

Vedomosti – The Russian government has extended the stimulation programme for automotive market in 2016 – fleet renewal (22.5 billion rubles allocated), induced car loans (11.3 billion rubles, including the

Suppliers

A plastic car component factory has been opened in Moscow Region

RusAutoNews.Com – On April 22nd, the GMD Group inaugurated its new Russian plant (Eurostyle Systems Klin) in the presence of  the prime minister of the Moscow Oblast Vadim Khromov,  the Mayor of Klin

OEMs

Renault has started the production of Kaptur in Moscow

Vedomosti – Renault has started the serial production of the new crossover Kaptur in its Moscow plant (previously Avtoframos) on Wednesday. Kaptur will be put in the Russian market in

Park

There are 49 million motor vehicles in Russia

Autostat – According to Autostat survey, there are approximately 49 million automobiles in Russia, as of 1 January 2016. More than 80% of the figure is formed of passenger cars,

Commercial vehicles Market

KAMAZ has increased its sales by 13% in Russia during the first quarter

Autostat. – KAMAZ has sold 4180 trucks within the first three months of the year. The sales figure for the same period of the previous year was 3700 units. Thereby,

Government

137.7 billion rubles will be allocated on the support of automobile industry in 2016

TASS – Government support to industry sectors in difficulty continues, which includes the direct support to automotive industry in the amount of 137.7 billion rubles in 2016. The relevant statement

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Car tyre imports to Russia have fallen by more than 30% in 2015

Autostat – 13.76 million car tyres have been imported to Russia in 2015. This is equivalent to a 31% year-on-year decline. Devaluation of the ruble was the main reason behind

OEMs

Car production fell by 26% in Russia during the first quarter

Interfax – Russian car production has fallen by 25.9% in March and by 26.3% by the end of the first quarter, according to the Federal Statistics Service. A total number

Suppliers

Atsumitec Toyota Tsusho Rus factory has been opened in Tolyatti

Autostat – Japanese company: Atsumitec Toyota Tsusho Rus  (ATTR) has opened a plant in Tolyatti SEZ on 13 April. The company manufactures gear shift drive control mechanisms for the automotive

Market

Second-hand car market has grown by 13.1% in March

Vedomosti – The Russian second-hand car market has grown by 13.1% year-on-year to 437,100 vehicles in March 2016, as published by Autostat. The growth rate in comparison with February 2016