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Car imports to Russia have risen for the first time in three years

Autostat – Car imports to Russia have risen for the first time in three years in August. According to Autostat data, 21,100 automobiles have been imported to Russia in August

Electric vehicles Market

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has left the Russian market

wroom.ru – The official sales of Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars in Russian market has been discontinued. As stated by the distributor of the brand: MMS Rus to Wroom.ru website, the

Industry OEMs Suppliers

Martur Russia has started manufacturing car seats for Renault Kaptur

Autostat – Martur Russia, established in Ulyanovsk region, has launched a new range of car seats for Renault Kaptur. The current daily production capacity is 200 sets of seats, however,

OEMs

100 000 engines produced at the VW engine plant in Kaluga

RusAutoNews.Com – “Almost a year after the engine plant opening the company has produced 100,000 engines. Thanks to our long-term strategy aimed at the local production strengthening, we have an opportunity

Commercial vehicles Import Export

KAMAZ plans to export more trucks to non-CIS countries

Kolesa.ru – KAMAZ plans to export more trucks to non-CIS countries. The company CEO: Sergei Kogogin has said the following on the export policy of the Russian auto manufacturer for

Industry OEMs

Chinese manufacturer Changan has started serial crossover assembly in Lipetsk region

Interfax – The serial production of the Chinese crossover Changan CS35, presented at the Moscow Motor Show in late August, has started at the production facilities of Irito Group in

OEMs

Passenger car production in Russia has risen by 42% in August 2016

Autostat – Passenger car production in Russia has risen in August 2016. According to Rosstat data, 702,000 automobiles have rolled off Russian production lines within the first eight months of

Government Import Export

Government will allocate 3.3 billion rubles in order to support car exports

Vedomosti – Russian Government will support car exports. The government has approved the conditions of the subsidy programme, aimed at the support of automobile and component exports. 3.3 billion rubles

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market has grown by more than 20% in August

Autostat – The volume of the Russian truck market has amounted to 4700 units in August, according to Autostat data, which indicates a 21.1% year-on-year increase. Thereby, the market has

Commercial vehicles Market Passenger cars

Russian vehicle sales decreased by 18% in August 2016

RusAutoNews.Com – Russian vehicle sales decreased by 18,0% in August 2016. Sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia decreased by 24 969 sold units compared to August 2015