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The Russian government has decided on subsidies to the automotive industry for 2018-2020

Finmarket – The draft federal budget for 2018 and the planned 2019-2020 period provides for the preservation of the main government support measures for the enterprises of Russian automotive industry, at

Industry OEMs

NISSAN is not a shareholder of AVTOVAZ anymore

Kommersant – French car manufacturer Renault has bought 9.15% of AVTOVAZ shares from Japanese auto maker Nissan in the joint venture of Alliance Rostec Auto B.V. (controls 64.6% of PJSC AVTOVAZ

OEMs

Toyota has doubled production in Russia and increased exports by 70%

Vedomosti – Car production of Toyota has more than doubled in Russia within the January-August period of 2017, reaching 44,493 vehicles, as told by a company representative. The growth is mainly

OEMs

Lifan will launch the sales of two new models in Russia in 2018

RNS – Chinese car manufacturer Lifan will start the sales of the new 7-seater MPV (minivan) – as known under the name of Xuanlang in China – alongside the second generation

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market up by 65% in August 2017

Autostat –  According to Autostat data, 7754 new trucks have been sold in Russia in August 2017, following an increase of 65,3% in comparison with the same period of the

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian LCV market has grown by 22% in August 2017

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the Russian new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market has amounted to 8500 units in August, following an 21,5% year-on-year growth. The traditional leader of

Market

Russian used car market has risen by 6,5% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – 480,600 used vehicles have been sold in Russia in August 2017, as stated by the analytical agency Autostat. The figure indicates a 6,5% year-on-year increase. The used cars

Market Passenger cars

LADA sales up by 29% in EU within the January-August 2017 period

Autostat –  A total number of 3,3 thousand new LADA automobiles have been sold in EU countries within the January-August 2017 period. The sales figure indicates a 29% year-on-year rise.

Industry

Vehicle production has increased by 19% in Russia within the January-July 2017 period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to ASM Holding data, 834.713  transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-July 2017 period, which is equivalent to a 18,8%

Industry OEMs

Russian driverless vehicle Matryoshka has been presented at Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

Autostat –  The developer of Volgabus project: Bakulin Motors Group has presented the first Russian driverless vehicle Matryoshka at Frankfurt Motor Show. The unmanned Matryoshka system allows the realisation of