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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

OEMs Uncategorized

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


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


The magnitude of the Russian car components market has exceeded $22.5 million

Autostat – The volume of the Russian vehicle park, formed of more than 1000 models -some of which have several generations- and tens of thousands of modifications, is heading towards


Continental has opened its third factory in Kaluga

RusAutoNews.Com – Continental has opened the ContiTech factory, which will manufacture pipes for air conditioning systems and hydraulic steering systems, in Kaluga Rosva Industrial Zone – 200 kilometers southwest of

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Sergei Kogonin: “More than Ukraine, I’m worried about the Russian market” – The annual meeting of KamAZ shareholders has taken place in Naberezhniye Chelny on 27.06.2014. During his speech at the event, the General Director of KamAZ: Sergei Kogonin has


There are 39.3 million automobiles in Russia

Avtostat – According to Avtostat data, as of the beginning of 2014, the number of automobiles has reached 39.3 million in Russia (+6.5%). 20.4 million of this figure is formed


New inducement for Avtoframos

RBK – Moscow City Council has made a change in the act, regulating the income tax taken from car manufacturers operating in the city. While the tax rate stated in

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market has shrunk by 16.5% in May 2014

Avtostat – Approximately 4700 16+ tonnes new trucks have been sold in Russia in May (-16.5%). Thereby, the number of trucks sold within the first months of the year has reached