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Bosch will construct a new components factory in Samara

AutoBusiness Info – German manufacturer Bosch is getting ready to establish a new  factory, in order to manufacture components in Samara. The company intends to invest approximately €40 billion in the

Industry OEMs

2.04 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within January-November period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 1.8 million automobiles have been manufactured in the country, within the January-November 2012 period (+14.6%). The number of automobiles manufactured in


Russian LCV market has shrunk by 5.4% in November 2012

Autostat – The sales of light commercial vehicles in Russia has gone down by 5.4% in November, in comparison with the previous year, with 16,157 vehicles. Thereby, the Russian LCV

OEMs Passenger cars

AvtoVAZ will manufacture Renault and Datsun in Togliatti

RusAutoNews.Com – The President of Renault-Nissan: Carlos Ghon has stated that the production of Renault models will start in Tolyatti AvtoVAZ factory, as from the second half of the year

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Sollers-Isuzu is aiming to manufacture 1600 trucks by the end of the year

Autostat – After resuming production at UAZ facilities in May, the Sollers-Isuzu partnership has manufactured 1410 N-Series Euro-3 standard chassis’ by the end of November. 1320 of this figure is formed

Industry OEMs

St. Petersburg car factories have broken a production record in November 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured a total number of 356,800 vehicles in January-November period of 2012 (+57%). The total number of automobiles

Import Export

Automobile imports in Russia have increased by 15% in 10 months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Customs House data, following an increase of 14.9%, the number of automobiles imported has reached 918,100 by the end of the first 10 months of 2012.

Industry OEMs

AvtoVAZ is increasing its investment in engine production

RusAutoNews.Com – AvtoVAZ has revised its development strategy for the year 2020. While the amount of funds to be allocated on the strategy remained unchanged, some alterations have been made on


Russian vehicle market did not grow in November

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Business data, 240,322 cars and LCVs have been sold in Russia in November (+0.38%). Thereby, the number of cars and LCVs sold in

Government Import Export

European Union: “Russia’s Renewal Tax implementation is unacceptable.”

Vedomosti – The EU Commissioner of Trade: Karel De Gucht has defined the Renewal Tax, implemented in Russia since 01.09.2012, as an unacceptable precaution. As one may remember, Russia had entered