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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

Import Export

Automobile imports in Russia have increased by 15% within 10 months

RusAutoNews.Com – Automobile imports in Russia have increased within 10 months. According to Russian Customs House data, following an increase of 14,9%, the number of automobiles imported has reached 918.100 by

Industry OEMs

AvtoVAZ is increasing its investment in engine production

RusAutoNews.Com – AvtoVAZ has revised its development strategy for the year 2020. While the amount of funds to be allocated on the strategy remained unchanged, some alterations have been made on

Market

Russian vehicle market did not grow in November

RusAutoNews.Com – Russian vehicle market did not grow in November. According to Association of European Business data, 240,322 cars and LCVs have been sold in Russia in November (+0.38%). Thereby,