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The Volgabus-Vladimir electric bus plant has been opened

RusAutoNews.Com – Bakulin Motors Group has opened its new electric bus factory Volgabus-Vladimir in Vladimir region on 21 December, as reported by TASS. The facility will manufacture large-class electric and gas engine

Commercial vehicles Import Export Industry

KAMAZ plans to sell more than 43,000 trucks in 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – KAMAZ Board of Directors have approved the Business Plan for 2018, following their review of the results of the works carried out by a group of organisations belonging

Import Export Industry OEMs

Toyota Motor has almost doubled car production at its St. Petersburg plant

RusAutoNews.Com – Toyota Motor has manufactured 61.340 Camry sedans and RAV4 crossovers in St. Petersburg within the first 11 months of 2017, achieving an 86% year-on-year growth, as stated by the

Government Industry

Government expects 10% growth in car production in Russia in 2018

RNS – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce expects 10% growth in car production in Russia in 2018. The relevant statement has been made by the minister of industry and commerce Denis

Import Export Industry OEMs

VW Group Rus will begin to supply EU with engines made in Russia

Prime – VW Group Rus plans to start the deliveries of 1.6 MPI petrol engines to European Union in 2018, the production of which is carried out at Kaluga Volkswagen

Government Industry

Russian car factories may reduce the number of models due to SPIC

Autostat – Russian car factories may reduce the number of models. The Ministry of Industry and Commerce predicts a reduction in the number of new vehicle models of all types, following the

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

Mitsubishi Motors has resumed Pajero Sport production in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – MMS Rus has announced the resumption of production of one of the most popular models in its line – Pajero Sport – at the Kaluga factory. The diesel version


Industrial production in Russia has fallen 3,6% in November 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – As stated by the Russian Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat), industrial production in Russia has risen 1,2%  year-on-year within the January-November 2017 period, compared to the same period of 2016. Industrial production

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

GM Uzbekistan may organise car production in St. Petersburg

RNS – GM Uzbekistan may organise car production at GM facilities in St. Petersburg, which currently supplies Ravon brand automobiles to Russia. The company is considering to organise the production at

Commercial vehicles Industry

GAZ Group has acquired more than 93% of the voting shares of AutoDiesel

RNS – GAZ Group has become the owner of 93.64% of AutoDiesel voting shares, according to company documents. Rostec’s plans to withdraw from the capital of AutoDiesel Engine Plant (YaMZ) in