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Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: “We have no intention to ban car imports from EU and USA”

Interfaks – Upon a question from the press, Russian deputy minister of industry and commerce Andrei Dutov has replied that the banning of car imports from the European Union and the


Russian new car and LCV market has shrunk by 20.1% in September

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Association of European Businesses (

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Car imports to Russia have fallen by 18.6% during the January-August period

Avtostat – According to Russian Federal Customs House data, the car imports to the country have fallen by 18.6% within the first eight months of the year, with 485,000 vehicles. The

Commercial vehicles OEMs

GAZ Group has started the sales of modernised Ural trucks

RusAutoNews.Com – GAZ Group affiliate Ural factory has started the serial production of Ural-M model trucks. The sales of the modernised trucks has started in Russia, as of today. Over


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,


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

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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


AVTOVAZ has suspended the production of all models except Largus – 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