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Market OEMs

The new management of AVTOVAZ targets a 20% market share in 2016

RusAutoNews.Com. – The new President of AVTOVAZ Nicolas Maure has presented the targets and plans of the company at the International Moscow Automotive Forum (IMAF) for the first time in

Industry OEMs

KAMAZ will become a partner in the construction of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Russia

RBK. – KAMAZ will be a partner in the construction of a Mercedes-Benz plant in Russia. The relevant statement has been made by the general director of Mercedes-Benz Rus: Yan


Avtotor is getting ready for the production of new BMW models

Autostat – Avtotor factory, established in Kaliningrad, is in the process of preparations to start the production of a range of BMW models. The relevant statement has been made by


AVTOVAZ has presented its conceptual crossover XCODE Concept

Autostat – AVTOVAZ has presented 6 new concepts and new modifications of LADA Vesta, within the frame of the Moscow Motor Show. Overall, LADA has established the biggest stand in

Import Export

Renault Russia has started exporting automobiles to Kyrgyzstan

Autostat – Renault Russia has started automobile supplies to Kyrgyzstan, thereby expanding its export markets within the CIS countries. The first shipment of the exported Renault automobiles has been carried

Government Market

The government has proposed measures to stimulate the demand for domestic automobiles

RBK – The prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the introduction of a draft law prepared by the Ministry of Finance to the State Duma, containing amendments


There are 285 cars per 1000 people in Russia

Autostat – According to the analytical agency Autostat, the average number of passenger cars available per 1000 Russian residents amounts to 285, as of 1 July 2016. The number of

Import Export OEMs

The Russian plant of Hyundai starts exports to Georgia and Tunisia

Autostat – Hyundai St. Petersburg plant will expand its geography of exports with the start of automobile deliveries to new markets, such as: Georgia and Tunisia, as of the end


The production of Toyota RAV4 crossovers has started in Russia – The production of the Toyota RAV4 model has started in the St. Petersburg plant of Toyota on 22 August 2016. Camry had been the only model manufactured in

Commercial vehicles OEMs

FAW is organising truck assembly in Russia

Kommersant – Chinese car manufacturer FAW (First Automotive Works) is organising truck assembly in Russia. FAW plans to start truck assembly with Sumotori Group (95% share held by the general