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NISSAN is not a shareholder of AVTOVAZ anymore

Kommersant – French car manufacturer Renault has bought 9.15% of AVTOVAZ shares from Japanese auto maker Nissan in the joint venture of Alliance Rostec Auto B.V. (controls 64.6% of PJSC AVTOVAZ


Toyota has doubled production in Russia and increased exports by 70%

Vedomosti – Car production of Toyota has more than doubled in Russia within the January-August period of 2017, reaching 44,493 vehicles, as told by a company representative. The growth is mainly


Lifan will launch the sales of two new models in Russia in 2018

RNS – Chinese car manufacturer Lifan will start the sales of the new 7-seater MPV (minivan) – as known under the name of Xuanlang in China – alongside the second generation

Industry OEMs

Russian driverless vehicle Matryoshka has been presented at Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

Autostat –  The developer of Volgabus project: Bakulin Motors Group has presented the first Russian driverless vehicle Matryoshka at Frankfurt Motor Show. The unmanned Matryoshka system allows the realisation of

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ and Betsema will develop special equipment for the oil and gas industry

RusAutoNews.Com – KAMAZ and Russian body builder Betsema have signed an agreement on cooperation in the development and joint promotion of equipment on KAMAZ chassis for the oil and gas industry,

OEMs Passenger cars

Volkswagen will launch the production of Skoda Kodiaq in Russia, following the discontinuation of Skoda Yeti

RNS – Skoda Kodiaq crossover will replace Skoda Yeti in the range of models manufactured by the company in Nizhny Novgorod, as stated by the general director of VW Group Rus:

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Lada sales up by 25% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to AEB data, the sales of Avtovaz have increased by 25,4% in Russia in August 2017, to 26.211 units. A total number of 192.944 vehicles have been

Industry OEMs

Daimler and Kamaz will begin the production of a new truck in 2019

RusAutoNews.Com – A press conference was held within the framework of the Comtrans-2017 International Commercial Vehicles Exhibition in Moscow. The general director of KAMAZ: Sergei Kogogin was amongst the participants. One

Market OEMs

Volkswagen sales in Russia up by 16% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – Volkswagen Group Rus has published its August 2017 sales figures. 7171 clients have preferred VW automobiles during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 16% year-on-year


Renault plans to update its model range in Russia until 2022

RNS – Renault Russia will expand its model range in the next 2-3 years, growing in the SUV segment in Russia (crossovers and SUVs). The company is ready to localise the