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Nokian Tyres will invest €55 million in its Vsevolozhsk plant in 2017

Interfax – Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres plans to increase the annual production capacity of its factory in Vsevolozhsk in Leningrad Region from 15 million tyres to 17 million, as told

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Hino Motors will start truck production in Moscow Region

RusAutoNews.Com –  According to the press office of the Japanese company Hino Motors Ltd (a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation), Hino Motors and the government of Moscow Region have signed an

Industry OEMs

Automobile production has increased by 19% within the first eight months of 2017

ASM Holding – According to ASM Holding data,  960.522  transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-August 2017 period, which is equivalent to a 19,5%

Market

Russian car market has grown by 18% in September 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), in September 2017, sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 17,9% compared with September

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Skoda sales up by 20% in September in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – Russian Skoda dealers have sold 5790 vehicles in September, which is equivalent to a 20,1% year-on-year rise (September 2016: 4819 units), as stated by the press office of

Commercial vehicles Industry

Russian transport company will develop autonomous trucks

RNS – Russian transport company Traft will establish a division to develop unmanned vehicles, as stated by the company. The company plans to adapt the Hyundai Porter series trucks for partial

Market OEMs Passenger cars

KIA sales up by 40% in September 2017 in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – KIA sales up by 40,3% year-on-year in September 2017 as reported by the KIA Motors Rus press office. Russian KIA dealers have sold 18.797 vehicles in September. 135 223  KIA

Market OEMs

Ford sales up by 24% in September 2017 in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Sollers has published its September 2017 sales figures. September 2017 was the best month for the Ford sales in Russia since September 2015. 4663 clients have preferred

Market OEMs

Lada sales increased by 24% in September 2017 in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Avtovaz press office, the Lada sales in Russia have increased by 23,8% in Russia in August 2017, to 28.263 units. A total number of 221.207

Market

Only 50 electric cars have been sold in Russia during the January-August period

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 50 electric cars have been sold in Russia, within the first eight months of 2017, indicating a 35% year-on-year increase (up from 37 units). Tesla