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Global sales of AVTOVAZ fell by a third in Q1 2022

  Prime.- Global sales of Avtovaz, including the Russian market and exports, fell by 33.1% to 60.6 thousand vehicles in the first quarter of 2022, according to a press release

Market OEMs Passenger cars

General Motors leaves the Russian market

  RusAutoNews.- As announced by the Cadillac Russia press office, General Motors extends suspension of operations in Russia. “Due to the crisis in Ukraine and resulting US and international sanctions,

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Stellantis suspends car production in Russia

  RusAutoNews.- As announced by Stellantis, the company has suspended the car production in its plant in Kaluga, operated by PSMA Rus. “Given the rapid daily increase in cross sanctions

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Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 5% within the first two months

  RusAutoNews.- Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 4.3% year-on-year within the first two months of 2022. According to ASM-Holding data 230,919 transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses)

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Russian car market has decreased by 63% in March 2022

RusAutoNews.- As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, the Russian car market has decreased by 62.9%, or 93,547 units year-on-year in March 2022, to 55,129 vehicles. Within the first

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AVTOVAZ has created a unified car assembly plant

  RusAutoNews.- Avtovaz signed an order to build a single car assembly plant, as reported by Avtograd News, attaching a scan of the document itself to the post. The document

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Volkswagen car factories in Russia will remain closed until summer

  RusAutoNews.- Volkswagen Group Rus plants in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod can resume work no earlier than June-July 2022, as stated in Vedomosti. Production was stopped on March 3 due

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Great Wall Motor plans to stay in Russia with additional investment

  Autostat.- The Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor said that the company has no urgent plans to exit from the Russian market. This was reported by the Nikkei Asia edition,

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Parallel imports of auto spare parts are legalized in Russia

  RusAutoNews.- The Russian government has allowed parallel imports of “original goods in demand” of foreign brands without the consent of the rights holders, as reported by Vedomosti. The list

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Japan imposes a ban on the supply of luxury cars to Russia

  Prime.- From April 5, the Japanese government will ban the export of luxury goods to Russia, including premium cars and precious stones, said Koichi Hagiuda, head of the Japan’s