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WTO has ordered Russia to change duties on LCVs

Kommersant – WTO panel of arbitrators has found inconsistencies on anti-dumping duties introduced by Russia in 2013 on LCV imported from Italy and Germany to Customs Union countries, as stated by

OEMs

St. Petersburg Toyota plant has increased production by 19% in 2016

Autostat – Toyota St. Petersburg factory has manufactured 39,061 automobiles in 2016 – a 19% year-on-year increase. The relevant statement has been made by the company press office to Autostat, highlighting

Market OEMs

Mercedes-Benz has kept the top position in the Russian premium-segment in 2016

RusAutoNews.com – Mercedes-Benz RUS has become the leader of the premium-segment of Russian automobile market for a fourth consecutive year in 2016 with impressive sales figures: 36,888 Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and

Market OEMs

Russian luxury car sales up by 6.5%

Autostat – Luxury automobiles market amounted to almost 1.2 million units in 2016, following a 6.5% year-on-year rise. Approximately 60% of the market belongs to one model – Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class.

Market OEMs

Car production down by 7% in 2016 in Russia

Autostat – According to Rosstat data, 1.1 million passenger cars have rolled off Russian production lines in 2016, indicating a 7.4% year-on-year shrinkage. Foreign car manufacturers continued expanding their Russian assembly

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Russian truck production up by 7% in 2016

Autostat  – According to Rosstat data, truck production has amounted to 137,000 units in 2016, growing by 6.9% year-on-year. KAMAZ has manufactured 35,416 trucks and assembly sets, which is 9% over

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian new bus market has grown by 16% in 2016

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the Russian new bus market (excluding LCV) has amounted to 10,400 units in 2016, which is equivalent to a 15.9% year-on-year rise.  Russian manufacturer PAZ

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Ford Transit has become the leader amongst foreign brand LCVs in Russia in 2016

RusAutoNews.com – As announced by Ford Sollers, according to AEB data, the new generation Ford Transit has become the leader of the foreign brand LCV market in Russia in 2016. The

Market OEMs

Lexus has set a new sales record in Russian market in 2016

RusAutoNews.Com –  According to the data published by Lexus Russia, the company has established a record in terms of sales volumes in Russian market in 2016, with 24,117 automobiles. The sales

Market OEMs

JLR Russian sales more than doubled in 2016

RusAutoNews.Com –  Jaguar Land Rover has sold 11,195 vehicles in Russia in 2016, which indicates an 11% year-on-year shrinkage. Land Rover sales amounted to 9211 units (-21%) and Jaguar 2073