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Avtovaz will start Lada Vesta production in September 2015

Vedomosti – The Chairman of Avtovaz Bo Andersson has announced that the production of Lada Vesta model automobiles will start on 25 September 2015. The model, which was designed on Lada


Ford Sollers Vsevolozhsk factory has laid off 600 employees

Vedomosti – 600 workers have resigned from Vsevolozhsk Ford Sollers factory, within the scope of the Voluntary Employee Withdrawal Programme, in return for five months’ salaries. The press office of

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

Sollers will increase production in Vladivostok

Vedomosti – A Sollers representative has told Vedomosti newspaper that the production number of Mazda, SsangYong and Toyota automobiles will reach 77,000 this year, following a 13% increase, within the

Aftermarket OEMs

Volkswagen Group is launching a new sales programme for components

AutoBusiness Review – Volkswagen Group is giving start to the project, concerning the sales of original components to independent service stations, this month. 14% of the company’s turnover had been generated


St. Petersburg car production has declined by 3% during the first quarter

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb agency data, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 97,500 automobiles during the first quarter of the year (-3%). The March production

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KamAZ-Marko will manufacture 300 Bravis buses in 2014

RusAutoNews.Com – KamAZ-Marko partnership is planning to manufacture 300 Bravis brand small-class buses in 2014. The General Director of the partnership: Roman Mugerman has clarified the company’s plans with the following


Avtotor and BMW are establishing a factory in Kaliningrad

Finmarket – Kaliningrad based Avtotor car factory and German manufacturer BMW have signed a cooperation agreement, proposing the establishment of a new factory in the city. As stated by the


Ford Sollers Vsevolozhsk factory have stopped production until the 8th of June

Prime – Ford Sollers’ Vsevolozhsk factory will not operate in between 21 April-8 June. As one may remember, the factory had stopped production from 7 to 15 April previously. The factory


Hyundai Russia factory has increased production by 3% during the first quarter

RusAutoNews.Com – St. Petersburg based Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus factory has increased production by 3% during the first quarter of 2014, in comparison with the same period of the previous


Renault may increase production in Russia in 2013

Vedomosti – The General Director of Renault Russia: Bruno Anselen has stated that the production of the Avtoframos factory may be increased by 12.3% this year, despite the shrinkage in the