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Canadian government is putting pressure on Magna to end partnership with Avtotor

RusAutoNews.Com- According to Izvestiya newspaper, the Canadian government has asked Magna to give up on the project, concerning the establishment of a new automobile cluster with Russian Avtotor in Kaliningrad.

OEMs

Avtovaz will start Lada Vesta production in September 2015

Vedomosti – The Chairman of Avtovaz Bo Andersson has announced that the production of Lada Vesta model automobiles will start on 25 September 2015. The model, which was designed on Lada

Market

Russian car and LCV market has shrunk by 8% in April

RusAutoNews.Com – According to figures published by Association of European Business (AEB), 226,526 new cars and LCVs have been sold in Russia in April. Thereby, the market has shrunk by

Suppliers

Kiekert is making preparations for the opening of Naberezhniye Chelny factory

RusAutoNews.Com – Tatarstan Investment and Development Agency has announced that the car lock manufacturer: Kiekert will open its Naberezhniye Chelny factory today. The factory is established on 1500 m2 premises,

Import Export

Russian automobile imports have declined by 15.6% by the end of the first quarter

Prime – According to data published by Russian Federal Customs House, the automobile imports to the country have declined by 15.6% during the January-March 2014 period, in comparison with the same

Government Market

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: “No automobile credit programme will be promoted this year”

Vedomosti – The Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce will not start an induced automobile credit programme this year. The Minister: Manturov has stated that the sales figures for the first

Commercial vehicles Government Industry

Support for local manufacturers of gas-fuelled vehicles from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Autostat – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce is planning to increase the government support for local bus and truck producers, manufacturing gas-fuelled vehicles to be used in municipal services. Minister:

Market

The panorama of Russian LCV market

Expert.Ru – The Russian light commercial vehicles (LCV) market is on the decline. However, the shrinkage in LCV segment is not as sharp as in other types of commercial vehicles. The

Government

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: “The localisation rate will reach 75% before 2018”

RusAutoNews.Com – During his speech at the conference: “The Future of Russian Automotive”, Alexander Morozov, the manager of Transport Vehicles and Special Purpose Machinery Industry Department at Ministry of Industry and

OEMs

Ford Sollers Vsevolozhsk factory has laid off 600 employees

Vedomosti – 600 workers have resigned from Vsevolozhsk Ford Sollers factory, within the scope of the Voluntary Employee Withdrawal Programme, in return for five months’ salaries. The press office of