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Government Industry

FAS has given permission to the JV of Rostec and Renault-Nissan for the purchase of more than 75% of AVTOVAZ

RNS – The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has approved the application made by Alliance Rostec Auto (joint venture of Rostec and Renault-Nissan Alliance) for the purchase of more than 75%

Commercial vehicles Government Import Export

WTO has confirmed the Russian anti-dumping duties on LCVs are illegal

RusAutoNews.Com – The Appeal Panel of the World Trade Organisation has confirmed the inconsistency of the anti-dumping duties applied by Russia on the light commercial vehicles (LCV) imported from Germany and

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Ford Trucks partners with Turbotrucks in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Trucks Heavy Commercial Vehicles recently announced that the company has appointed Turbotrucks as the official exclusive distributor in Russia. Turbotrucks has been representing leading automotive brands for more

Electric vehicles Government

The nullification of duties on electric vehicles will not be approved

RNS – The nullification of duties on electric vehicles will not be approved by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the medium term. As stated by the ministry to

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 21% in February 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St. Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has reached 24,7% during the aforementioned period (last year: 27%). Hyundai, Nissan and

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ has made a net profit of more than 3 billion rubles in 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – As reported by the company press-office, KAMAZ received more than 3 billion rubles of net profit, which is 2,5 times higher then in 2016. The revenues have reached 145,2 billion

Government Import Export

Two new support measures on car exports will be introduced in Russia

Autostat – Two new support measures on car exports will be introduced in Russia in 2018. Russian automotive industry has plans to reach $2.6 billion worth of exports in 2018, which is

Commercial vehicles Government Passenger cars

Russian government has increased the rates of utilisation fees for vehicles

RusAutoNews.Com – The Russian government has approved the indexation of the utilisation fees for passenger cars, commercial vehicles including trailers in Russia, as of 1 April 2018. The relevant document has

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

AVTOVAZ plans to switch to a new design on all Lada models until 2026

RNS – AVTOVAZ plans to switch to the new X-Face corporate design on all Lada models until 2026, as told by the Design Director of Lada: Steve Mattin to RNS. “We

Government Industry

The development strategy for Russian automotive industry has been approved

Autostat – Prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the document prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the strategy for the development of Russian automotive industry until 2025, following