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Russians began to buy Euro 2 standard new cars

  Autostat.- For the first time in a long time, new cars complying with the Euro 2 environmental standard are being sold in Russia, as reported by Autostat. According to

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Russian car market has decreased by 82% in June 2022

RusAutoNews.- As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, the Russian car market has decreased by 82.0%, or 126,792 units year-on-year in June 2022, and amounted to 27,761 vehicles. Within

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The JV “Knorr-Bremse Kama” completely passed under the control of Kamaz

  Kamaz News.- The German industrial group Knorr-Bremse AG has withdrawn from the capital of the joint venture Knorr-Bremse Kama. Previously, the German investor’s share in the company was 50%.

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The State Duma has legalized parallel imports

  RusAutoNews.- The State Duma passed a law legislating the possibility of importing goods into Russia without the consent of brand owners (so called parallel imports), as reported by Finmarket. The

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Volkswagen has notified Russian dealers of a long suspension of production

  Rambler.- Volkswagen Group does not plan to resume car production in Russia in near future. This is reported by the head of the VW Passenger Cars brand, Mikhail Arndt,

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Volkswagen has offered payoffs for employees in Nizhny Novgorod

  Kommersant.- Volkswagen has offered its employees in Nizhny Novgorod to voluntarily resign with a severance payment of six salaries, Kommersant learned from one of the unions at the plant.

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Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 43% within four months

  RusAutoNews.- Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 42.9% year-on-year within the first four months of 2022. According to ASM-Holding data 320.4 thousand transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles,

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Russian car market has decreased by 84% in May 2022

RusAutoNews.- As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, the Russian car market has decreased by 83.5%, or 123,110 units year-on-year in May 2022, to 24,268 vehicles. Within the first

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US sanctions against the GAZ Group come into force

  RusAutoNews.- After a four-year delay in implementation, the US Treasury Department’s sanctions against Oleg Deripaska’s GAZ Group came into effect on May 25, as reported by Finmarket. Earlier, the

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Vehicle production in Russia has declined by 29% within the Q1 of 2022

  RusAutoNews.- Vehicle production in Russia has decreased by 29.3% year-on-year within the first quarter of 2022. According to ASM-Holding data 287 thousand transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses)