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SEAT is leaving the Russian market

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Kommersant newspaper, due to the shrinkage in the market and the crisis environment, following Dodge, SEAT has also decided to end its sales in Russia. The


GM has denied the rumours on the closure of St. Petersburg factory

Avtostat – The management of General Motors Russia has strongly denied the rumours, speculating about the closure of the St. Petersburg factory due to political reasons. The press secretary of the

Market OEMs

Prices of 24 brands have changed in November

Autostat – According to Autostat survey, prices of 24 brands have changed in Russia in November. Despite the general tendency, where prices fall towards the year-end, this year many brands have

Government OEMs

Approximately 100,000 vehicles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme

AutoBusiness Review – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced that 98,300 vehicles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme, since 01 September. Last week’s sales

Commercial vehicles OEMs

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


St. Petersburg Toyota factory starts the production of new Camry

RusAutoNews.Com – St. Petersburg Toyota factory will start the production of new Toyota Camry today. The sales price of the vehicle will start from 998,000 rubles in Russia. The model manufactured


AVTOVAZ personnel have made a protest against layoffs

Interfaks. – Russian Federation Communist Party representatives and independent union members organised at AVTOVAZ factory have held a public demonstration against the layoffs, in Tolyatti. A union representative has stated

Commercial vehicles OEMs

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

OEMs Suppliers

GAZ and Bulten will manufacture fasteners in Nizhni-Novgorod

NAPI – GAZ Group and Swedish fasteners manufacturer Bulten have established a joint venture, which will operate on GAZ factory premises, under the name of Bulten-Rus. As one may remember,


AVTOVAZ plans to increase production by 30% in 2015

Avtostat – AVTOVAZ chairman Bo Andersson has announced plans to manufacture 692,000 automobiles in 2015. The automobiles to be manufactured for Renault-Nissan alliance are included in this figure. The company had