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Ford-Sollers will manufacture the new generation of Ford Mondeo sedan in Vsevolozhsk

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford-Sollers have announced that the production of the current generation of Ford Mondeo sedan will continue until the end of the year in Vselovozhsk factory. A new generation of

OEMs

Russia is second in automobile production in Europe

Avtostat – According to the International Organisation of Motor Vehicle manufacturers (OICA) data, 84 million vehicles of all types have been manufactured in the world in 2012 (+5.3%). Three quarters of

Suppliers

Japan is ready to invest in component manufacturing in Russian Far-East

Vedomosti – Japan is currently doing a feasibility study on establishment of a number of facilities in Far-Eastern and Siberian regions of Russia, in order to manufacture automobile components. The

Commercial vehicles Market

Volvo Vostok manufactured 6000 and sold 7000 vehicles in Russia in 2012

Avtostat – Volvo Vostok has sold 6976 Volvo (+34%) and 1642 Renault (+22%) trucks in Russia in 2012. Thereby, Volvo has overtaken Scania, who sold 5283 vehicles in Russia in 2012.

Commercial vehicles OEMs

VTB Bank will finance the primary investment projects of GAZ Group

Avtostat – VTB Bank and GAZ Group have signed five separate five-year term loan agreements with a total value of 6 billion rubles. The loans will be used in financing the

Market

St. Petersburg manufactured one-fourth of all automobiles produced in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories established in St. Petersburg have manufactured a total number of 31,400 vehicles (+17%) in January. In other words, a

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian commercial vehicles market in 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – Association of European Business (AEB) has published the commercial vehicles market data in Russia for the year 2012. AEB covers the commercial vehicles market in four segments. The first

Commercial vehicles OEMs

GAZ Group has spent 5 billion rubles for the production preparations of GAZel Next

Avtostat – GAZ Group has invested approximately 5 billion rubles in the production of GAZel Next light commercial vehicles. The aforementioned figure has been spent on the establishment of the new

Commercial vehicles Market

8895 LCVs have been sold in Russia in January 2013

Avtostat – The number of light commercial vehicles sold in Russia in January 2013 has increased by 9.2% in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 8895 vehicles.

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Toyota has started the serial production of Land Cruiser Prado in Vladivostok

Avtostat – Sollers-Busan has started the serial production of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado model vehicles in Vladivostok. 1000 automobiles will be manufactured monthly, at the first stage of the project. As