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St. Petersburg automobile market has shrunk for the first time since 2009

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 186,020 automobiles have been sold in St. Petersburg in January-November 2012 period (+8%). The sales figure for November-only is 16,684 (-5%). Thereby, on monthly basis,

Industry

The number of suppliers in Togliatti Special Economic Zone is increasing

RusAutoNews.Com – The Supervisory Board of Togliatti Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has approved the projects submitted by two Japanese companies: Atsumitec Toyota Tsusho Rus, Hi-Lex Rus and Orhan Holding of

Market

The Russian automobile market has a volume of $62 billion

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the volume of the Russian automobile market has grown by 20%, reaching a magnitude of $62 billion, by the end of

Market

Russian automobile and LCV markets may shrink in 2013

Vedomosti – Russian automobile and LCV markets had grown by 39%, reaching 2.65 million vehicles the previous year, according to AEB data. AEB predicts a 9.4% growth rate for the year

Suppliers

Bosch will construct a new components factory in Samara

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AutoBusiness Info website, the German manufacturer Bosch is getting ready to establish a new components factory in Samara. The company intends to invest approximately €40

Industry OEMs

2 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within eleven months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, more than 2 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within the January-November 2012 period. 1.8 million passenger cars and light

Market

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 and Datsun models will start in Tolyatti AvtoVAZ factory, as from the second half of

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

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