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Vehicle production in Russia has declined by 59% within first 7 months

  RusAutoNews.- Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 59.0% year-on-year within the January-July period of 2022. According to ASM-Holding data 387.8 thousand transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses)

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

Toyota closes its St Petersburg plant

  RusAutoNews.- As annouced by the press office of Toyota Motors, the company has decided to end vehicle production at its Saint Petersburg plant in Russia. The press release is

Government OEMs Passenger cars

AVTOVAZ has approved the creation of two new Lada models

  RusAutoNews.- As announced by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, during a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Avtovaz with the Deputy Prime Minister Denis

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

NISSAN plant in St Petersburg extends downtime until the end of 2022

  Izvestia.- As reported by the press service of Nissan Manufacturing Rus to the newspaper Izvestia, the downtime at the Nissan plant in St Petersburg has been extended until the

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Russian car market has decreased by 62% in August 2022

RusAutoNews.- As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, the Russian car market has decreased by 62.4%, or by 69,172 units year-on-year in August 2022, and amounted to 41,698 vehicles.

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

Avtovaz starts production of Lada Granta with airbags

  RusAutoNews.- Avtovaz has resumed production of the Lada Granta model with driver and passenger airbags, as annouced by the company press office. Starting from August 23, all 2022 model

Commercial vehicles Industry Passenger cars

Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 57% within the 1st half

  RusAutoNews.- Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 56.8% year-on-year within the first half of 2022. According to ASM-Holding data 357.4 thousand transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses)

Government Passenger cars Technology

The government doubled the subsidies for switching cars to natural gas

  RusAutoNews.- The Russian state will subsidise about half of the costs of businesses and citizens for the conversion of cars from petrol to natural gas (methane). This resolution was

Import Export OEMs Passenger cars

Iran Khodro intends to start exporting cars to Russia

  RusAutoNews.- As reported by the journal Za Rulem, the top Iranian automaker is keen to prioritize exports to Russia as both countries are under Western economic sanctions, Iran Khodro

Import Export Passenger cars

80% of new cars imported into Russia are made in China

  Autostat.- As reported by Autostat, in2022,the peak of imported cars was in February. More than 32 thousand cars were imported and the share of new cars was 65%. In