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Russian LCV park has grown by 3.1% in 2014

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the Russian LCV park has reached a magnitude of 3.95 million vehicles in 2014, following a 3.1% increase. The number of foreign light commercial

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Mitsubishi Fuso has stopped truck production in Russia

TASS – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp (MFTBC) has stopped truck production in Russia, due to falling demand and the depreciation of the rouble. The company press office has

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Russian truck market has shrunk by a half in March

Zr.ru – According to Autostat data, truck sales have shrunk by 49.7% in Russia year-on-year in March, with 4000 vehicles. The shrinkage rate for the first quarter is 40.6% and

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MAN has suspended production for two months in its St. Petersburg factory

Prime – MAN Trucks and Bus Production Rus has suspended truck production in St. Petersburg plant due to falling demand, as of 1 March. The operations will resume on 12

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KAMAZ and Palfinger have established two facilities in Russia

Prime – Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ and Austrian crane manufacturer Palfinger AG have established two facilities in Russia. According to the statement made by KAMAZ, the first facility will operate

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Mercedes-Benz Vostok and Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus are merging

Zr.ru – European Commission’s competition authority has approved the agreement between KAMAZ and and Daimler AG, proposing the merger of Mercedes-Benz Vostok and Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus. The parties had

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Volvo Trucks is discontinuing production at Kaluga factory

Autostat – Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has decided to discontinue production at its Kaluga factory, as of 11 February. No information has been given, as to when the operations

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According to KAMAZ, Russian truck market will hit the bottom in 2015

RBK – The head of KAMAZ Strategic Development Department: Igor Savelyev predicts that the 14-40 tonnes truck market will hit the bottom in 2015 and recover to an average growth

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LCV sales have fallen by 15.4% in Russia in 2014

Kommersant – According to Autostat data, new light commercial vehicle sales have fallen by 15.4% in Russia last year. 139,600 vehicles have been sold. As one may remember, according to

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Russian government is getting ready to bring age limits to trucks and buses

Kommersant – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce has submitted the law draft, bringing age limits to trucks and buses, to the government. In case the draft passes, the new