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Industry Passenger cars

St. Petersburg automotive industry down by 9% in March 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb, the share of St. Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 23,7% during the January – March 2018 period (last year: 26,7%). Hyundai, Nissan and

Industry Suppliers

Continental tire plant in Kaluga produces the 10-millionth tire

RusAutoNews.Com – As reported by the company press office, Continental tire plant celebrated the production of its 10,000,000 tire at its plant in Kaluga, only five years after the start


Number of the industrial robots has risen by 84% in Russian plants in 2017

RNS – The number of the industrial robots installed at Russian facilities has risen by 84% year-on-year in 2017, to  658 units. The relevant statement has been made by the International Federation

Market OEMs

Sollers predicts a growth of 15-20% in Mazda and Ford sales in 2018

TASS – According to Sollers’ prediction, the sales of Mazda and Ford automobiles will increase by 15-20% in Russia in 2018, as told by the general director of the company Vadim

Industry Park Passenger cars

Avtotor has increased KIA production by 39% within the first quarter

RusAutoNews.Com – Avtotor has increased KIA production by 39% within the first quarter. The plant located in Kaliningrad has manufactured more than 26,000 KIA vehicles in 2018. The production growth has been

Aftermarket Government Suppliers

Rosstandart will carry out controlled purchases of spare parts for cars

Autoreview – Rosstandart has announced imminent start to controlled purchases of cars and spare parts for cars, due to poor quality assembly and production, which poses a threat to the lives

Industry OEMs

Russian Hyundai plant has increased the production volume by 10%

RusAutoNews.Com – Hyundai plant in St. Petersburg has manufactured 59,000 vehicles within the first quarter of 2018, following a 10% year-on-year rise, according to the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus press office.

Market OEMs

Subaru has increased the car prices in Russia for the first time since 2016

RNS – Russian branch of Subaru Motor has taken the decision to increase the prices of new automobiles in the Russian market for the first time since 2016, as stated by

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market has increased by 50% in March 2018

Autostat –  Russian truck market has kept growing in February 2018. According to Autostat data, 8330 new trucks have been sold in Russia in March 2018, following an increase of 50,3% in

Market OEMs Passenger cars

The prices of Ravon cars have increased due to the new utilisation fees

NAPI Info – Uzbek car manufacturer Ravon has increased prices on its entire model range in Russia. The company has related the price rise to the increased utilisation fees in the