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23/10/2018

Newsletter RusAutoNews.Com (Nr.113 - October 03-13.2017)

 

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Russian suppliers of Ford Sollers have started component exports

13.10.2017 / RNS – Russian suppliers of Ford Sollers have begun the exports of 47 components to the Ford plant in Romania, where the production of EcoSport started today, as stated by Ford Sollers press office. Ford purchases stamping of body parts, interior elements, glass and seals from Russia. Faurecia from Leningrad Region (door panels), AGC (glass), ...more

Nokian Tyres will invest €55 million in its Vsevolozhsk plant in 2017

12.10.2017 / Interfax – Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres plans to increase the annual production capacity of its factory in Vsevolozhsk in Leningrad Region from 15 million tyres to 17 million, as told by the general director of the company in Russia. The company will invest €55 million in the development of the production site in Leningrad Region this year, a significant part of which will be spent on the ...more

Hino Motors will start truck production in Moscow Region

11.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – According to the press office of the Japanese company Hino Motors Ltd (a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation), Hino Motors and the government of Moscow Region have signed an agreement, proposing the construction of a new truck factory in the region on 9 October. Hino plans to open the facility in 2019 and manufacture around 2000 medium and light duty trucks annually. The construction is scheduled ...more

Automobile production has increased by 19% within the first eight months of 2017

10.10.2017 / ASM Holding – According to ASM Holding data, 960.522 transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-August 2017 period, which is equivalent to a 19,5% year-on-year rise. Passenger Car production has increased by 19,4% during the aforementioned period y/y, with 845,5 thousand units. The production of foreign brand cars in Russia went up 22,9% to 635 thousand vehicles. LCV production has ...more

Russian car market has grown by 18% in September 2017

09.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AEB, in September 2017, sales of new cars and LCVs in Russia increased by 17,9% year-on-year and amounted to 148.371 vehicles. In January—September period 1.129.374 cars were sold. Lada is the most populer brand in Russia with 28.263 sold units in September 2017. KIA Rio was the best-selling model in September with 10.446 units.  Top 10 best-selling models are ...more

Skoda sales up by 20% in September in Russia

08.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – Russian Skoda dealers have sold 5790 vehicles in September, which is equivalent to a 20,1% year-on-year rise, as stated by the press office of Škoda Auto Russia. Skoda Rapid has become the most popular model in the Russian market, with a sales figure of 2735 vehicles in September (+23,0% y/y). Octavia occupies the second spot, which was preferred by 2068 clients (+9,6% y/y). The SUV Kodiaq has ...more

Russian transport company will develop autonomous trucks

07.10.2017 / RNS – Russian transport company Traft will establish a division to develop unmanned vehicles, as stated by the company. The company plans to adapt the Hyundai Porter series trucks for partial unmanned control and develop the new truck on the same platform. Traft will develop its own intelligent transport system Traft-OnLine, which will carry out the function of automatic placement and dispatch of orders for transport by unmanned vehicles and provide the partners ...more

KIA sales up by 40% in September 2017 in Russia

05.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – KIA sales up by 40,3% year-on-year in September 2017 as reported by the KIA Motors Rus press office. Russian KIA dealers have sold 18.797 vehicles in September. 135 223 KIA automobiles have been sold in Russia within the first nine months of the year (+26.7% y/y).The market share of KIA for the nine months of 2017 amounted 12% year-on-year. Rio has become the most popular KIA model in the Russian market, with a sales figure of ...more

Ford sales up by 24% in September 2017 in Russia

05.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Sollers has published its September 2017 sales figures. September 2017 was the best month for the Ford sales in Russia since September 2015. 4663 clients have preferred Ford models during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 33% year-on-year. The company has sold 1361 units Focus (+7% y/y), 1226 units smart-crossover Kuga (+76% y/y) and 219 units 7-seater SUV Explorer (+71% y/y) in September. Ford Transit sales ...more

Lada sales increased by 24% in September 2017 in Russia

05.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Avtovaz press office, the Lada sales in Russia have increased by 23,8% in Russia in August 2017, to 28.263 units. A total number of 221.207 vehicles have been sold within nine months, which indicates a 16,5% year-on-year increase. Granta keeps its first position in the rankings, finding 67.702 clients within nine months (+6,4% y/y). The leader is followed by Lada Vesta with ...more

Only 50 electric cars have been sold in Russia during the January-August period

05.10.2017 / Autostat – According to Autostat data, 50 electric cars have been sold in Russia, within the first eight months of 2017, indicating a 35% year-on-year increase (up from 37 units).Tesla has remained the leader of the market, which is represented by two models: Tesla X (24 units) and Tesla S (9 units). Tesla has approximately 2/3 market share in total. The leader is followed by Renault-Nissan: Nissan Leaf (13 units) and Renault Twizy (3 units). The list is completed by ...more

Record sales of Volkswagen in September in Russia

04.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – Volkswagen Group Rus has published its September 2017 sales figures with record sales of Volkswagen cars since December 2014. 8057 clients have preferred VW automobiles during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 15% year-on-year. Volkswagen sales in Russia have risen by 17,9% since the turn of the year, to 62.094 vehicles (January-September 2016: 52.663 units). VW Polo was the most ...more

Mitsubishi sales up by 65% in September 2017 in Russia

03.10.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – According to the press office of the Mitsubishi-Motors in Russia, Mitsubishi sales have increased by 65% in Russia in September 2017, to 2378 units. A total number of 14.386 vehicles have been sold within nine months, which indicates a 12% year-on-year increase.nMitsubishi Outlander was the most populer model within nine months, finding 11.293 clients (+39% y/y). Mitsubishi Pajero Sport comes second in the rankings, with a sales figure of 1920 vehicles within nine months.

58% of car sales has been provided by government support since the turn of the year

03.10.2017 / Finmarket – 597,900 automobiles have been sold through the government support programme on vehicle demand from the beginning of 2017 to 17 September, as the Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce informed Interfax. “597,900 vehicles have been sold within the scope of preferential loans, preferential leasing and park utilisation programmes from the beginning of the year to 17 September” – as told by a ministry representative. The figure includes ...more

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