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Toyota St. Petersburg plant will lay off staff

Zr.ru – Toyota Motor St. Petersburg plant is getting ready to terminate the contracts of its temporary staff, as from 1 June. As emphasised by the company, the decision has

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Russia wants to promote electric car production

Vedomosti – Eurasian Economic Commission will pull down the tariff rates implemented on the imports of parts and components used in electric car production and electric filling stations, manufactured outside

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Ford Sollers has started the production of Ford Transit with CKD method

Vedomosti – Ford Sollers has started the CKD production of Transit light commercial vehicles at its modernised Elabuga plant. The company had been manufacturing the model with SKD method, since

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Mitsubishi Fuso has stopped truck production in Russia

TASS – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp (MFTBC) has stopped truck production in Russia, due to falling demand and the depreciation of the rouble. The company press office has

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Car production has shrunk by 18.8% in Russia in March

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 355,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country, within the first quarter of 2015 (-19.7%). March production figure is

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IzhAvto has increased production by 80% in March

Interfax – Izhevsk Car Factory (IzhAvto) has manufactured 9300 automobiles in March. This is equivalent to an 80% year-on-year increase. The press office of the factory has informed Interfaks that

Commercial vehicles OEMs

MAN has suspended production for two months in its St. Petersburg factory

Prime – MAN Trucks and Bus Production Rus has suspended truck production in St. Petersburg plant due to falling demand, as of 1 March. The operations will resume on 12

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Americans are at the helm of Ford Sollers

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Motor Company has taken the control of the Ford Sollers partnership, following the signature of an agreement between the parties on 31 March. According to company documents, although

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Mitsubishi will have increased the localisation rate to 30% by the end of the year

Vedomosti – MMS Rus chairman Naoya Takai has told Vedomosti newspaper that Mitsubishi will increase the localisation rate of the automobiles manufactured in Russia to 30% until the end of

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Ford Vsevolozhsk factory has started the production of new Mondeo

Zr.ru – Ford Vsevolozhsk factory has announced that the production of the new Mondeo model will start officially on 9 April. In fact, the production of the model started in