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Russian car production has shrunk by 24% in October

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Russian Federal State Statistics Service: Rosstat, 1.4 million automobiles have been manufactured in the country within the first ten months of the

OEMs

SEAT is leaving the Russian market

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Kommersant newspaper, due to the shrinkage in the market and the crisis environment, following Dodge, SEAT has also decided to end its sales in Russia. The

OEMs

GM has denied the rumours on the closure of St. Petersburg factory

Avtostat – The management of General Motors Russia has strongly denied the rumours, speculating about the closure of the St. Petersburg factory due to political reasons. The press secretary of the

Market

New car and LCV sales have shrunk by 9.9% in Russia in October

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Association of European Businesses (AEB), 211,365 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in October. This is equivalent

Government Market

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce predicts 1.5% growth in automotive in 2015

TASS – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce predicts 1.5% growth in automotive in 2015.  Minister  Denis Manturov has stated that the country’s automotive sector is predicted to grow by 1.5%

Import Export

Russian automobile imports have fallen by 20% during the January-September period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Federal Customs House (FTS), the number of automobiles imported to Russia has fallen by 19.7% year-on-year by the end of the first

Commercial vehicles Import Export

Russian truck imports have fallen by 20% during the January-September period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Federal Customs House (FTS), the number of trucks imported to Russia has fallen by 19.6% year-on-year by the end of the first nine months, with

Market OEMs

Prices of 24 brands have changed in November

Autostat – According to Autostat survey, prices of 24 brands have changed in Russia in November. Despite the general tendency, where prices fall towards the year-end, this year many brands have

Government OEMs

Approximately 100,000 vehicles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme

AutoBusiness Review – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced that 98,300 vehicles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme, since 01 September. Last week’s sales

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Daimler has increased its share in KAMAZ to 15%

Vedomosti – German car manufacturer Daimler has purchased 4% more shares of KAMAZ and increased its participation in the Russian truck manufacturer to 15%. The 4% share purchased by Daimler