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Russian new car and LCV market has shrunk by 20.1% in September

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, 197,233 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in September. This amount is equivalent to

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Car imports to Russia have fallen by 18.6% during the January-August period

Avtostat – According to Russian Federal Customs House data, the car imports to the country have fallen by 18.6% within the first eight months of the year, with 485,000 vehicles. The

Commercial vehicles OEMs

GAZ Group has started the sales of modernised Ural trucks

RusAutoNews.Com – GAZ Group affiliate Ural factory has started the serial production of Ural-M model trucks. The sales of the modernised trucks has started in Russia, as of today. Over


Only a quarter of Russian used car market will be formed of domestic brands in 2018

Kommersant – According to Avtostat survey, in 2018 the share of domestic brands in Russian secondhand car market will be maximum 25%. The analysts talk about a number of different scenarios,


Hawtai Motor intends to establish a car factory in Russia

Vedomosti – Officials from Chinese car manufacturer Hawtai Motor have announced their intention to invest $1.1 billion in the establishment of a factory in Russia, with an annual vehicle production

Commercial vehicles Market

Truck sales have declined in Russia during the January-August period

Kommersant – Truck sales continue declining in Russia, as well as car sales. According to data published by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, 62,700 trucks have been sold in


AVTOVAZ has suspended the production of all models except Largus – AVTOVAZ has suspended the production of all models except Largus between 1-5 October, in order to optimise the stocks. According to information obtained, there are currently 54-55,000 automobiles


Chery has started car production in Cherkassk

RusAutoNews.Com – As announced by the press office of Chery Avtomobili Rus, Cherkassk based Derways factory has started the assembly production of Chery model automobiles. 300 Bonus3 and Tiggo5 have been


Dongfeng intends to make production in Tatarstan

RBK –  The press office of Tatarstan presidency has announced Chinese Dongfeng’s plans to make car production at Alabuga Special Economic Zone. According to the announcement, the production will start in

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Scania and GAZ Group extend cooperation in bus production

Autostat – Swedish Scania and Russian light commercial vehicle manufacturer GAZ Group have signed a new partnership agreement. Accordingly, the two companies will deepen the cooperation in bus production and