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AVTOVAZ will cut production due to crisis

RBK – AVTOVAZ is planning to cut production by 25,000 in Autumn. The company has taken this decision due to declining automobile sales. However, the staff will continue working without


Great Wall Motors has started the construction a factory in Tula

RBK – Great Wall Motors has started the construction of its Tula factory with a ceremony. The factory had purchased 216 hectares of land in Tula for the construction of


1.1 million automobiles have been manufactured in Russia within the January-July period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat, 1.1 million automobiles have been manufactured in the country within the January-July period of 2014 (-0.7%). Automobile production


AvtoVAZ has started the test production of Lada Kalina Cross

RusAutoNews.Com- AvtoVAZ has completed the first party production of 36 Lada Kalina Cross, prior to serial production. The manufactured automobiles will be used for presentation and test drive during Moscow


The new Ford Fiesta will be manufactured in Russia

Vedomosti – Ford Sollers is planning to start the production of the new generation, 5-door Ford Fiesta Hatchback model automobiles in Naberezhnye Chelny, from mid-2015 onwards. The model will be


Avtotor is investing in CKD type production

AutoBusiness Review – According to the statement made by the press office of Kaliningrad based Avtotor Car Factory, the company is getting ready to proceed to the next step in

Market OEMs

Ford Sollers has put the EcoSport model on the market

NAPI – Ford Sollers has announced the introductory price of Ford EcoSport as 699,000 rubles in Russia. EcoSport is the first model manufactured at Ford Sollers Naberezhnye Chelny factory, after modernisation.


Daimler has stopped armoured car sales in Russia due to sanctions

RusAutoNews.Com – The sanctions implemented by EU and USA against Russia have started to affect Russian automotive, although yet indirectly. According to Vedomosti, Daimler has stopped the import of an armoured


Avtovaz directors will sell their foreign brand automobiles

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Russian car manufacturer Avtovaz has put six Infiniti SUV vehicles, assigned for senior managers, on the market. From now on, the managers will

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KamAZ sales have declined by 7.2% in Russia during the first half of the year

Interfax – KamAZ has sold 16,100 trucks in Russia during the first six months of the year (-7.2%). According to company data, during the aforementioned period, the 14-40 tonnes truck market