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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,

OEMs

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

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AVTOVAZ has suspended the production of all models except Largus

Kolesa.ru – 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

OEMs

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

OEMs

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

Government Market

11,000 vehicles have been sold in three weeks within the scope of the utilisation programme

Vedomosti – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce officer Alexander Morozov has announced that 10,937 vehicles have been sold within the scope of the utilisation programme, between 1-21 September. 85% of

Market OEMs

VEB will finance AVTOVAZ and IzhAvto

NAPI – Russian bank VEB will give 30 billion rubles credit to AVTOVAZ and AVTOVAZ affiliate: United Automobile Group (OAG). The aforementioned amount will be used in the modernisation of

Commercial vehicles Market

Yekaterinburg car and LCV market has shrunk at a record level in August

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg data, 50,605 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg within the January-August period (-18%). August sales figure is 5519 vehicles. Thereby, the