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1.1 million automobiles have been manufactured in Russia within the January-July period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat, 1.1 million automobiles have been manufactured in the country within the January-July period of 2014 (-0.7%). Automobile production


AvtoVAZ has started the test production of Lada Kalina Cross

RusAutoNews.Com- AvtoVAZ has completed the first party production of 36 Lada Kalina Cross, prior to serial production. The manufactured automobiles will be used for presentation and test drive during Moscow


The new Ford Fiesta will be manufactured in Russia

Vedomosti – Ford Sollers is planning to start the production of the new generation, 5-door Ford Fiesta Hatchback model automobiles in Naberezhnye Chelny, from mid-2015 onwards. The model will be


Avtotor is investing in CKD type production

AutoBusiness Review – According to the statement made by the press office of Kaliningrad based Avtotor Car Factory, the company is getting ready to proceed to the next step in


Premium segment sales have fallen in Russia in July

AutoBusiness Review – Premium segment sales have geared down in July, following a long period of upward trend despite the negative course of the Russian market. According to AutoBusiness Review

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Ford Sollers has put the EcoSport model on the market

NAPI – Ford Sollers has announced the introductory price of Ford EcoSport as 699,000 rubles in Russia. EcoSport is the first model manufactured at Ford Sollers Naberezhnye Chelny factory, after modernisation.


The Russian sales of Nokian Tyres have fallen by 31.4% during the first half of the year

Autostat – The sales of the Finnish tyre manufacturer: Nokian Tyres have shrunk by 31.4% in Russia during the first six months of 2014, in comparison with the previous year. The


Nobel Automotive Russia has started test production at Tolyatti SEZ

RusAutoNews.Com – Turkish company Orhan Holding AS affiliate Nobel Automotive Russia has started test production in the factory it has established at Tolyatti Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Russia. The

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AEB reaction to Medvedev’s statement on sanctions

RBK – AEB reaction to Medvedev’s statement on sanctions: The representative of European companies operating in Russia: Association of European Businesses (AEB) has published a statement concerning Dmitri Medvedev’s warning of


Daimler has stopped armoured car sales in Russia due to sanctions

RusAutoNews.Com – The sanctions implemented by EU and USA against Russia have started to affect Russian automotive, although yet indirectly. According to Vedomosti, Daimler has stopped the import of an armoured