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Avtovaz will start the production of Lada X-Ray and Lada X-Ray Cross models in 2016

Finmarket – The President of Avtovaz Bo Andersson has announced that the production of Lada X-Ray and X-Ray Cross models will start in 2016. Andersson has declared the aim of AvtoVAZ

OEMs

PSMA Rus Kaluga factory has manufactured 25,000 automobiles within the first six months

Avtostat – Kaluga based PSMA Rus factory has manufactured 24,975 automobiles within the first six months of 2014 (-0.1%). 8742 of the automobiles manufactured belong to Peugeot 408 and Citroen C4

OEMs

The car production in St. Petersburg has declined by 12% in June

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the agency Auto-Dealer-SPb, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 193,300 vehicles within the January-June period of 2014 (-4%).

Suppliers

Russo-Japanese partnership Ural Wiring Systems has commenced operations in Yekaterinburg

RusAutoNews.Com – Ural Wiring Systems factory, established as a Russian-Japanese joint venture in Yekaterinburg, has commenced operations today, following an official opening ceremony. Automobile cables will be manufactured at the factory,

OEMs

Car and truck production declined by 1.3% and 21.1% respectively in Russia during the first six months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 920,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country during the first six months of the year (-1.3%). The June

OEMs

AVTOVAZ has made a loss of 2.75 billion rubles in the first quarter

Avtostat – AVTOVAZ has made 91.1 billion turnover during the first half of 2014. The loss of the company for the same period has been declared as 2.75 billion rubles. The

Aftermarket

Russian used car market has grown by 12% during the first six months

Avtostat – According to Avtostat data, the secondhand market in Russia has grown by 12.2% during the first half of 2014, with 2.89 million vehicles. The June-only sales figure for

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AvtoVAZ has started the production of Datsun on-DO

RBK – AvtoVAZ has started the serial production of Datsun on-DO Sedan model automobiles with a ceremony today. The model will be put on the market with prices starting from 329,000

Market

Russian vehicle market has shrunk by 17.3% in June

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, new car and light commercial vehicle sales in Russia failed to reach the 200,000 vehicles mark in June: 199,398 (-17.3%).

Government Market

Russian commercial vehicle manufacturers are on the brink of a crisis

Vedomosti – This year, the Russian light commercial vehicle market may shrink down to the “crisis year” levels of 2009. During the first six months of 2014, the LCV sales have