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The sales of Ford Sollers have shrunk by 40% in 2014

Autostat – Ford Sollers has sold over 65,000 Ford brand vehicles in Russia in 2014 (-40%). The highest monthly sales figure has been recorded in December, with 9159 vehicles. The

Market

Russian new car and LCV market has shrunk by 10% in 2014

A1Perform – According to Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, 2,491,404 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in 2014. This is equivalent to a 10.3% decline,

Government

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: “Car production will decline by 10% in 2015”

Rossiyskaya Gazeta – Russian minister of industry and commerce Denis Manturov has stated that the car production has shrunk by 10% in the country in 2014 and added that a

Market OEMs

AVTOVAZ will increase prices by 9%

Kommersant – Russian car manufacturer AVTOVAZ has announced price rises of average 9% as of 15.01.2015. The lowest increase rate will be at Lada Granta, with 5.4-5.8%. The company chairman

OEMs

In 2014 Chevrolet Niva production has shrunk by 22% at GM-AVTOVAZ

Autostat – Tolyatti based GM-AVTOVAZ has manufactured 45,067 automobiles in 2014 (-22.2%). The company press office has announced the total number of vehicles sold in Russia and imported abroad as

Market

Russia has switched to Euro-4 class vehicle fuels

RBK – Russia has switched to Euro-4 class vehicle fuels as of 1 January 2015. In other words, Euro-3 class petrol and diesel fuels will not be used in vehicles

Market

According to Russian dealers, the automobile market will recover in 2016-2017

Autostat – According to the survey conducted amongst the members of the Russian Auto Dealers Association (ROAD), the dealers are of the opinion that following the shrinkage in automobile demand

Market

Car sales have risen by 1% in St. Petersburg in November

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 170,567 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in St. Petersburg within the January-November period (-8%). November sales figure is 17,805 (+1%).

Suppliers

Mubea has started the construction of a components factory in Tolyatti

Avtostat – German supplier Mubea has started constructing a components factory in Tolyatti Special Economic Zone. The factory, which will manufacture suspension system coil springs for automobiles, is expected to

Market

The collapse of rouble continues to unsettle the Russian automobile market

RusAutoNews.Com – Renault-Nissan partnership has announced that they have stopped taking orders on several models. As one may remember, Nissan had increased Russia prices by 2-3% in the beginning of