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The government is pushing the OEMs towards the usage of Russian metal

  Kommersant. – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce intends to limit the access of car manufacturers, which do not use Russian metal in production, to government support, aluminium in particular,

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

The “Moscovia” factory of Mercedes-Benz will commence operations in 2019

  RusAutoNewsCom. – As reported by Auto Business Review magazine, the operations will commence at the Moscovia factory of Daimler AG within the first quarter of 2019, where four Mercedes-Benz models

Market Passenger cars

Top 10 best-selling used foreign cars in Russia within the first six months

  Autostat. – The used foreign cars market has amounted to approximately 1.82 million units in Russia within the first six months of 2018, following a 4.7% year-on-year growth. Ford

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

The production of Chinese JAC Sunray minibuses will start at MAZ plant

  ABW. – The assembly of Chinese JAC Sunray vans and minibuses will start at MAZ factory in Brest. The new models will be sold under the brand names of MAZ 281

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

AVTOVAZ will discontinue the assembly of Nissan Almera

  RNS. – Nissan Motor plans to end the cooperation with Avtovaz on the joint production of Nissan Almera, as told by the official representative of the Japanese company to RNS.

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Russian used cars market grown by 2% within the first half of 2018

  Autostat. – 480,565 used vehicles have been sold in Russia in June 2018, as stated by Autostat. The figure indicates a 4.8% year-on-year increase. The used cars market has

Government Market

The government has extended the preferential car loans programme

  RusAutoNewsCom. – The duration of the preferential car loans programme has been extended to the 2018-2020 period, as published by the Russian Government. The preferential car loan programme has been