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Volkswagen Kaluga has discontinued the production of three Audi models

RBK – Kaluga Volkswagen factory has announced the discontinuation of the assembly of A7, Q5 and Q7 models. The press office of the factory has made the following statement: “The decision

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ and Palfinger have established two facilities in Russia

Prime – Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ and Austrian crane manufacturer Palfinger AG have established two facilities in Russia. According to the statement made by KAMAZ, the first facility will operate

OEMs Suppliers

Avtotor has decided to reduce the investments planned in Kaliningrad

Vedomosti – Avtotor Holding vice president Vitali Shipov has announced a 2.5-fold reduction in the investments, concerning the establishment of an automobile cluster in Kaliningrad. Shipov has made the following


Lada has increased prices once more

Vedomosti – Avtotor has announced an average price increase of 4.8% on all models, as of 4 March. Lada 4×4 has the lowest increase rate, with 2.4%. The highest increase

OEMs Uncategorized

Kaluga PSMA Rus has started the production of the renewed Mitsubishi Outlander

Zr.ru – Kaluga PSMA Rus factory has started the serial production of the renewed Mitsubishi Outlander. As announced by the representation of Mitsubishi in Russia, the model will be released


AVTOVAZ will start new engine production in March

Zr.ru – AVTOVAZ plans to start the production of Renault-Nissan alliance’s new H4 engine family and gearboxes in March. The engines will be used in Renault-Nissan models manufactured in Russia,

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Mercedes-Benz Vostok and Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus are merging

Zr.ru – European Commission’s competition authority has approved the agreement between KAMAZ and and Daimler AG, proposing the merger of Mercedes-Benz Vostok and Fuso KAMAZ Trucks Rus. The parties had


PSMA will stop production between 23 February – 9 March

Zr.ru – Kaluga based PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi (PSMA) car factory will stop production between 23 February – 9 March. The factory has stated technical maintenance and equipment installation


St. Petersburg car factories have shrunk in record numbers in January

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 19,300 automobiles in January. Thereby, the total production of the four factories has


Car production in Russia has declined by 25.7% in January

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by Rosstat, 85,100 automobiles have been manufactured in the country in January (-25.7%). 20,000 of this production belong to the leader of Russian automotive: