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Newsletter RusAutoNews.Com (Nr.115 - November 01-16.2017)

 

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The production of FAW trucks will start in Primorye by the end of the year

16.11.2017 / Autostat – Yubo-Sumotori company in Primorye plans to put the first industrial party of FAW trucks on the market until the end of the year. GC Sumotori, specialised in the trade and maintenance of cars and commercial vehicles, has become the initiator of the project on the creation of a joint factory for the production and the distribution of Chinese FAW heavy duty trucks. 28 million... more

Russian government has proposed transport tax exemption for electric vehicles

15.11.2017 / Interfax – The government of Russian Federation has brought an amendment to the Tax Code to the State Duma, proposing exemption from transport tax payments for electric vehicles from 2018 onwards. “We propose a period of 5 years” – said the Deputy Minister of Finance Ilya Trunin, presenting the amendment at the meeting of the State Duma Budget Committee...more

GAZ Group will supply LiAZ buses to Kazakhstan

13.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – GAZ Group has signed a contract for the supply of 265 low-floor LiAZ buses to Kazakhstan, reported by the company press office. Modern comfortable buses, equipped with air conditioning systems, external and internal CCTV surveillance cameras, passenger counting systems and auto-informers will be delivered to the country. The buses are created ....more

Russia has invested in the Chinese electric vehicles developer NIO

13.11.2017 / RNS - Russian-Chinese Investment Fund [RCIF, founded by Russian Direct Investment Fund (RFPI) and China Investment Corporation (CIC)] has made an investment in NIO, the Chinese electric vehicles developer, as reported by RFPI. The investment amount has not been disclosed.Institutional investors from USA, Western Europe, Asia and Middle East have also invested in the company, along with RCIF. ...more

Russian car market has grown by 17% in October 2017

10.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – Russian car market has grown in October 2017. According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), the sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 17,3% compared with October 2016 or by 21.892 sold units, and amounted to 148.597 vehicles. Within January – October period of this year...more

KAMAZ will launch truck production in Uzbekistan

08.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – As reported by the press office of KAMAZ, truck production will be organised in Uzbekistan at the facilities of UzAutoTrailer. In addition, the establishment of a joint venture on vehicle assembly in the country is also within plans. According to the agreement, KAMAZ and Uzavtosanoat will carry out operations in cooperation. As KAMAZ supplies...more

Electric cars production will start in Primorye in 2019

07.11.2017 / Autostat – Electric cars production will start in Primorye in Russia. The construction of Prometheus factory, a joint project of Sumotori Group and its Japanese partners, will begin next year. The first ecological automobiles are planned roll off the conveyors in 2019, as reported by Primorsky Krai press office. As one may remember...more

Volkswagen plans to enter the capital of GAZ Group

06.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com –Truck department of German manufacturer Volkswagen AG: VW Truck and Bus considers entering into the capital of GAZ Group, as well as expanding the cooperation in accordance with the letter of intent signed in June, reported by Interfax. The letter of intent signed in June between Volkswagen...more

Lada sales up by 23% in October 2017

04.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com – The Lada sales in Russia have increased by 22,9% in Russia in October 2017, to 28.638 units. A total number of 249.845 vehicles have been sold within ten months, which indicates a 17,2% year-on-year increase, as reported by Avtovaz press office. Granta keeps its first position in the rankings, finding 75.910 clients within ten months (+7,8% y/y)....more

AVTOVAZ engines are being modernized

03.11.2017 / CARscope.ru – AVTOVAZ engines are being modernized. The manufacturer is preparing to modernize its eight-valve engines to save customers from having to adjust the gaps in the gas distribution system after the first two to three thousand kilometres of usage, as reported in CARscope.ru. Currently, the owners of the most affordable....more

SCANIA will supply GAZ Group with more than 500 chassis

01.11.2017 / RusAutoNews.Com –Scania-Rus has signed a contract with GAZ Group to supply 541 chassis for the production of LiAZ Voyage buses, intended to operate on the routes of Moscow Region, at the end of September. The buses will be delivered within the scope of the passenger transport renewal programme, commissioned by the Moscow Region Ministry of...more

Lada Vesta sales have started in Lebanon

01.11.2017 / Wroom.ru – Lada Vesta sedan has been released in yet another export market. The Russian sedans are now officially sold in Lebanon. The official deliveries of Lada automobiles to Lebanon have started in May 2016. The local partner of AVTOVAZ: Rymco offers 4×4, Granta, Kalina and Largus models to its clients. The model range is now completed with...more

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