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Russian truck imports have fallen by 4% within first seven months of 2018

  RusAutoNewsCom. – 13.1 thousand trucks have been imported to Russia by the end of the first seven months of 2018, indicating an 4.3% year-on-year fall. The monetary value of truck imports is equivalent to

Commercial vehicles Government

Government has allocated 5 billion rubles for the purchase of school buses

  RNS. – The Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce plans to allocate 5 billion rubles for the purchase of ambulances and school buses in 2018, according to a government decree.

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

GAZ Group will make LCV and bus production in Azerbaijan

  Autostat. – GAZ Group and Azermash have signed an agreement, proposing the organisation of the assembly production of cars and buses in Azerbaijan. A plant is planned to be built

Market Passenger cars

Russian new cars market has increased by 11% in August 2018

  RusAutoNewsCom. – As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, Russian new cars market has increased by 11.0% or by 14,644 units year-on-year in August 2018 and amounted to 147,388 vehicles. Within

OEMs Passenger cars

Lada sales up by 9% in August 2018

  RusAutoNewsCom. – According to the Avtovaz press office, the Lada sales in Russia have increased by 9.4% in August 2018, to 28,683 units. A total number of  227,956 vehicles have been sold within

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GAZ Group has developed driverless electric buses

  RusAutoNewsCom. – GAZ Group has developed driverless electric buses on the basis of GAZelle Next LCVs.  The company presents two driverless models in Russia for the first time.  The buses are

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First electric buses have started operating in Moscow in regular transport

  RIA. – Electric buses have started running on the routes of Moscow for the first time, following the completion of the test period. The journeys will be free of charge

OEMs Passenger cars

Renault Arkana coupe-crossover unveiled in Moscow

  RBK. – Renault Arkana unveiled in Moscow. Renault has presented the new coupe-crossover Arkana, specially developed for the Russian market. The world-premier of the model, which will be put on

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Chinese GAC Motor has opened a representative office in Russia

  Autostat. – Chinese GAC Motor has announced the opening of its representative office in Russia at the Moscow International Motor Show. The company has also appointed its first dealers in