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Interview with Sergey Alexandrov about Comtrans 2017

ITEMF Expo – Interview with Sergey Alexandrov about Comtrans 2017 “THE MAIN EXPOSITION OF USEFUL VEHICLES” “There is no doubt that the most significant event of the year in the industry


Avtotor has started the production of renewed Kia Picanto

RusAutoNews.Com – Kaliningrad Avtotor factory has started the production of the third generation renewed Kia Picanto city car for the first time. Other models currently under production at the factory


TOP-10 foreign cars of the Russian used car market in Q1 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to a Autostat data, the TOP-10 foreign cars of the Russian used car market in the first quarter of 2017: Brand  Sold units in Q1  ( x


Russian luxury automobiles market has grown by 15% during the first quarter

Autostat – Russian luxury automobiles market has grown during the first quarter. According to Autostat, the Russian market of luxury cars has reached 350 units by the end of the


Volkswagen is carrying out negotiations with Gazprom on the promotion of vehicles to gas

Vedomosti – German car manufacturer Volkswagen is negotiating with ExxonMobil and Gazprom to promote vehicles to natural gas in a joint effort. The relevant statement has been made by the general

Market OEMs

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OEMs Passenger cars

Derways has started the production of the updated Brilliance V5

Autostat – The production of the updated crossover Brilliance V5 has started at Derways factory in Cherkessk, as stated by Brilliance Motor press-office. As published by Autostat previously, due to the

OEMs Suppliers

Magna has left the JV with Avtotor in Kaliningrad Automotive Cluster

RNS – Car manufacturer in Kaliningrad Automotive Cluster: Avtotor has consolidated 100% of the joint venture with the Canadian automotive component producer Magna NN2. Avtotor Holding has become the sole owner


The volume of Russian car battery aftermarket is around 11 million units

Autostat – According to Autostat, the total demand in the Russian car battery aftermarket will reach 10.8 million units in Russia in 2017. Passenger car segment is the largest consumer of

Government Import Export

The conditions for export subsidies in Russia have changed

Vedomosti – The industrial assembly agreement now gives the right to claim up to 20% of the transportation costs as compensation from the budget during the exports of automotive products, as