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PwC expects 1.1 – 1.2 million new vehicle sales in Russia in 2016

Vedomosti – PricewatershouseCoopers (PwC) predicts a decline in the Russian automotive market in 2016, to 1.1 million vehicles in the baseline scenario or to 1.2 million, more optimistically (based on

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Avtovaz and Kamaz have doubled their exports to non-CIS countries

Kommersant – According to the sources of Kommersant newspaper, AVTOVAZ has almost doubled its supply to non-CIS countries, to 7700 vehicles. On the other hand, exports to CIS countries have

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81,849 new cars and LCVs have been sold in Russia in January

RusAutoNews.Com. – According to data published by the Association of European Businesses (AEB), 81,849 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in January (-29.1%). Nine out

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The number of auto galleries has fallen by 7% in a year in Russia

Vedomosti – The total number of dealers has fallen by 7% in 2015, to 4159, as estimated by Auto Business Review magazine. 75 companies have stopped operations completely. Nearly 200

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St. Petersburg automobile market has shrunk by 35% in 2015

RusAutoNews.Com – As published by Auto-Dealer-SPb, 124,260 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in St. Petersburg in 2015, which is equivalent to a 35% year-on-year decline. In

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The sales of Chinese automobiles fell by 52% in Russia

Autostat – The number of Chinese cars sold in Russia has declined by 52% year-on-year in 2015, with 38,753 vehicles (2014 figure: 81,292). The Russian market has shrunk by 36%

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Electric car sales fell by 31% in Russia in a year

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the electric car sales have fallen by 31% in Russia in 2015, to 122 vehicles. Almost half of the electric cars sold in the country

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Renault-Nissan expects further shrinkage in Russian automobile market

Prime – The general director of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn expects that the shrinkage will continue in Russian automobile market in 2016. However, the company have no plans to exit the

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The new commercial vehicle market has shrunk in 2015

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat data, 51,200 new trucks have been sold in Russia in 2015, which is equivalent to a 41.9% year-on-year decline. KAMAZ has become the market leader achieving

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Car imports fell by 52% in 11 months

Autostat – Car imports have fallen by 51.6% in Russia within the first 11 months of 2015, to 315,200 vehicles. According to Russian Federal Customs Service (FTS) data, the monetary