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Used car sales have risen by 17.4% in Russia in May 2016

Autostat  – Used car sales have risen in Russia. 419,200 used cars have been sold in Russia in May 2016, as published by the analytical agency Autostat. The figure indicates

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New cars and LCVs sales in Russia decreased by 15% in May in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – In May 2016, new cars and light commercial vehicles: LCVs sales in Russia decreased by 14,5% compared to May 2015 or by 18 203 sold units, and amounted to 107

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Renault will lend money to AVTOVAZ

Vedomosti – Renault will provide AVTOVAZ 20 billion rubles (nearly €268 million at the exchange rate of the Central Bank – Vedomosti) until 29 December 2016 at 11.5% per annum,

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Renault has started the production of Kaptur in Moscow

Vedomosti – Renault has started the serial production of the new crossover Kaptur in its Moscow plant (previously Avtoframos) on Wednesday. Kaptur will be put in the Russian market in

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The assembly of Hyundai Creta crossovers has started in Russia

RBK – Hyundai Motor has started the test production of the new crossover Hyundai Creta at its St. Petersburg plant. As stated by Hyundai press office, the serial assembly of

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Car imports to Russia fell by 59% in January 2016

Autostat – Car imports to Russia fell by 58.8% year-on-year in January 2016, to 11,000 vehicles. According to Russian Federal Customs Service (FTS) data, Russia has spent $185.6 million on

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Lifan sales up by 45% in Russia in February

Autostat – Lifan sales increased in Russia in February. Russian Lifan dealers have sold 1046 automobiles in February, which is equivalent to a 45% year-on-year increase. The figure for the

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PwC predicts 1.1 – 1.2 million new vehicle sales in Russia in 2016

Vedomosti – PwC predicts a decline in the Russian automotive market in 2016, to 1.1 million vehicles in the baseline scenario or to 1.2 million, more optimistically (based on car

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Renault will manufacture Captur crossover in Moscow

Vedomosti – Vedomosti newspaper has written that Renault Moscow factory will start the production of the Russian version of the Captur crossover in 2016. The serial production of the model

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Derways may manufacture within the frame of the industrial assembly regime

RusAutoNews.Com – According to a Kommersant newspaper report based on a sectoral source, Derways car factory, established in Cherkessk, has the opportunity to manufacture within the frame of the industrial