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AVTOVAZ plans to increase production by 30% in 2015

Avtostat – AVTOVAZ chairman Bo Andersson has announced plans to manufacture 692,000 automobiles in 2015. The automobiles to be manufactured for Renault-Nissan alliance are included in this figure. The company had


The sales dynamics of new automobiles in January-September period

Autostat – 1.679 million automobiles have been sold in Russia within the first nine months of the year (-12.7%). Only six out of the best-sold thirty models have achieved to


Opel Corsa will be imported to Russia from Belarus

RusAutoNews.Com – According to, Opel Corsa automobiles will be supplied to Russia from Belarus, within the scope of the agreement signed between General Motors and YUNISON in 2013. The


Yekaterinburg vehicle market has shrunk by 26% in September

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg data, 56,833 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg in January-September period (-19%). The shrinkage rate reached 26% in September, following a


Automobile sales have resumed in Crimea

RusAutoNews.Com – Car trader Avtodel, operating in Crimea, has signed a sales and technical service agreement with BMW, Nissan, Peugeot and Renault. Avtodel chairman Mihail Smolyanov has announced that the


St. Petersburg car market started to recover

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 137,149 new cars and LCVs have been sold in St. Petersburg within the first nine months of 2014 (-8%). The September sales figure is 15,767,

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Daimler has made a loss of €1 million from KAMAZ by the end of the first three quarters

Prime – German car manufacturer Daimler has made a loss of €1 million from its participation in KAMAZ, during the first three quarters of 2014. The company had made €12

OEMs Suppliers

PSMA Rus is on the search for Russian suppliers due to the depreciation of the ruble

Vedomosti – Kaluga based PSMA Rus car factory is on the search for Russian suppliers, due to the depreciation of the ruble. The general director of PSMA Rus: Jean-Christophe Marshal


Automotive supplier industry is concentrated in six regions in Russia

Avtostat – Over 100 foreign automotive supplier industry companies operate in Russia. Leningrad, Kaluga, Moscow, Samara, Nizhni-Novgorod and Tatarstan are the main regions, which attract investment from foreign suppliers. New


The geographical structure of Russian automotive industry has changed

Avtostat – The map of Russian automotive has shown a significant change within the course of six years (2008-2014). Factories established in the Volga region have lost their former significance. The