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Mercedes-Benz Vostok and Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus are merging – 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

Commercial vehicles Market

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

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Volvo Group has opened a cabin factory in Kaluga

Autostat – Volvo Group has opened its Kaluga factory, which will carry out cabin welding and paint operations for Volvo and Renault trucks, yesterday. The general director of the company

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Special purpose light commercial vehicles will be assembled on GAZ bodies in Crimea

RBK – The president of Crimean Republic: Sergei Aksyonov has announced GAZ Group’s plans to start LCV assembly in the region. GAZ Group press office has identified the project to

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Russian truck imports have fallen by 20% during the January-September period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Federal Customs House (FTS), the number of trucks imported to Russia has fallen by 19.6% year-on-year by the end of the first nine months, with

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Daimler has increased its share in KAMAZ to 15%

Vedomosti – German car manufacturer Daimler has purchased 4% more shares of KAMAZ and increased its participation in the Russian truck manufacturer to 15%. The 4% share purchased by Daimler

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Sollers-Isuzu has started the production of Forward-series trucks

RusAutoNews.Com – Sollers-Isuzu factory has completed the production of the first twelve trucks, from the sixth generation medium duty Isuzu Forward series. The Forward 18.0 (FVR34) model, with 4×2 wheel