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The government is pushing the OEMs towards the usage of Russian metal

  Kommersant. – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce intends to limit the access of car manufacturers, which do not use Russian metal in production, to government support, aluminium in particular,

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The government has extended the preferential car loans programme

  RusAutoNewsCom. – The duration of the preferential car loans programme has been extended to the 2018-2020 period, as published by the Russian Government. The preferential car loan programme has been

Aftermarket Government

107 obsolete GOST-R certification standards have been cancelled in Russia

Autostat – More than 100 obsolete GOST-R certification standards have been cancelled in Russia. A set of GOST-R 41.XX “Uniform regulations for the cerftification of vehicles” standards have been cancelled by a Rosstandart

Government Import Export Industry

Restrictions will be applied to car supplies in Eurasian Customs Union

Kommersant – According to Eurasian Economic Union decision No.72 of year 2014, the free circulation of automobiles in the territory of Eurasian Customs Union countries (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)

Electric vehicles Government Industry

Russia and Korea are carrying out negotiations on the creation of an engineering centre for the development of electric cars

RNS – Russia and Korea are carrying out negotiations for the establishment of a joint engineering centre to develop electric cars and buses. The relevant statement has been made by the

Government Industry Suppliers

Russia abolishes the preferences on component imports for industrial assembly of cars

Autostat – Russia has abolished the preferences on component imports for industrial assembly of cars, as a membership obligation to the WTO. As one may remember, the car manufacturers had the

Commercial vehicles Government Import Export

Russia will abolish the anti-dumping duties on LCVs from Germany and Italy

Prime – Russia has informed the dispute resolution authority of WTO on the cancellation of the anti-dumping duties on Italian and German light commercial vehicles. The EU has welcomed the decision,

Government Import Export OEMs

OEMs will receive subsidies as compensation for duty increases on components

Kommersant – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has prepared a draft of new rules on subsidies for car makers. The amendment concerns the compensation payments for the 5-10% rise in

Government Industry

Putin has highlighted the advantages of gas vehicles over electric cars

RusAutoNews.Com – Gas vehicles are a more ecological form of transport, in comparison with electric cars, as stated by Vladimir Putin at his annual “Direct Line” TV appearance,  published by the Kremlin

Government Market Passenger cars

Government has spent 44.5 billion rubles on automobile purchases in 2017

Kommersant – The Russian government has spent more than 44.5 billion rubles on automobile purchases in Russia within the framework of state purchase of automobiles and special vehicles in 2017. The