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AVTOVAZ will invest 30 billion rubles in Vesta and X-Ray in 2015

RusAutoNews.Com – AVTOVAZ chairman Bo Andersson has announced an investment of 30 billion rubles in the production of Lada Vesta and X-Ray models, for this year. The company had also

Government OEMs

Russian ministry of economic development foresees a shrinkage of 18-20% in car production in Russia in 2015

Prime – A Russian ministry of economic development report predicts a shrinkage between 18-20% in the automotive sector of the country, for 2015. The minister of industry and commerce Denis


Renault Russia has started the production of the renewed Duster

Zr.ru – Renault factory in Moscow has started the serial production of the renewed Duster. The model, the price of which has not yet been disclosed, will be put on


Toyota continues modernisation works at its St. Petersburg plant

Autostat – Toyota continues the modernisation of its St. Petersburg plant, where two new production shops commenced operations in November, alongside the start of the new Camry production. Toyota Motor


Ford Sollers starts Fiesta production in Naberezhnye Chelny

Autostat – Ford Sollers will start the production of Ford Fiesta sedan and hatchback models in Naberezhnye Chelny on 03.06.2015. The Fiestas will be put on the market from the


St. Petersburg automotive has been on the decline for 12 months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, St. Petersburg based Toyota, Nissan, GM and Hyundai factories have manufactured 10,700 automobiles within the January-April period (-26%). The total April production figure of the

OEMs Suppliers

AvtoVAZ continues acquiring its suppliers

RusAutoNews.Com – AvtoVAZ press office has announced that the shares of one of the company’s biggest suppliers: AvtoVAZAgregat will be purchased. The company, based in Togliatti, manufactures seats, seat sealants,


Sberbank and VTB have come to an agreement with GAZ Group on the restructuring of the debts

Finmarket – Sberbank vice president Maksim Poletayev has announced that Sberbank and VTB have reached an agreement with GAZ Group on the restructuring of the syndication loan. The Russian vice


Car production has shrunk by 21.9% in Russia in April

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 125,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country in April (-21.9%). Thereby, the number of


Opel Mokka production starts in Belarus

Zr.ru – Yunison has announced that the assembly production of Opel Mokka will start in the Belarussian capital Minsk. The components to be used in production will be brought from