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Russian used car market has plummeted to half its size in April 2020

  Autostat.- Russian used car market: According to analytical agency Autostat data, 251,800 second-hand cars have been sold in Russia in April 2020, indicating a 48% year-on-year shrinkage. Russian brand

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A biofuel version of UAZ Pickup will be manufactured

  Motor.ru.- The biofuel modification of UAZ Pickup has been approved on the open database of Rosstandard. The vehicle will run on both petrol and compressed natural gas – methane.

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AVTOVAZ has registered new names for future LADA models

  RG.ru.- Avtovaz has registered three new commercial names for future Lada models: Tensa, Forta and Kayna. The names have been issued both in conjunction with the Lada brand and

Autonomous vehicles Industry Technology

The introduction plan of autonomous vehicles has been announced in Russia

  Rambler.- The Russian Federation is planning to be fully prepared for the introduction of autonomous vehicles on public roads in 2023, quoting the road map developed by Sberbank and

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Automechanika Frankfurt 2020 has been postponed to September 2021

  RusAutoNewsCom.- The exhibition Automechanika Frankfurt 2020 has been postponed according to the following official statement of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH: Due to difficult conditions resulting from the corona pandemic

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St Petersburg Nissan factory plans to resume production on 18 May

  Autostat.- St Petersburg Nissan factory plans to resume car production on 18 May in two-shifts regime. The relevant statement has been made to Autostat by Nissan press office, reminding

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KAMAZ plans to manufacture Euro-6 ecological class trucks

  RNS.- Kamaz plans to launch the production of Euro-6 ecological class trucks in August, as stated by the company. “Kamaz is ready to launch the production of the environmentally

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St Petersburg Nissan factory will lay off hundreds of employees

  Interfax.- 450 employees of St Petersburg Nissan factory will be subject to dismissal, due to the transition to single-shift operation. “We will switch to a single-shift working regime towards

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Kamaz will stop the conveyor for May holidays

  Autostat.- Kamaz will suspend vehicle production for the period of May holidays between the 1st and the 11th of the month. The relevant statement has been made by the

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Two Avtovaz employees have been infected with the Coronavirus

  Rambler.- Two new cases of Coronavirus infection have occurred amongst the Avtovaz staff, as announced by the official trade union of the plant. “The number of infected people has