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Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service warned Daimler and Renault

RNS – “The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has issued warnings to Daimler AG (Germany), CIB Corporation (Japan), Renault AS (France) and YD-Diagnostics (South Korea) against the violation of the antimonopoly

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LADA sales up by 32% in EU during the first half of 2017

Autostat –  A total number of 2,5 thousand new LADA automobiles have been sold in EU countries within the January-June 2017 period. The sales figure indicates a 31.7% year-on-year rise.

Commercial vehicles OEMs

UAZ will start the production of the new LCV: UAZ Profi

RusAutoNews.Com – Ulyanovsk Automobile Factory (UAZ) will start the serial production of the new light commercial vehicle UAZ Profi in September 2017, with a carrying capacity of 1.5 tonnes, as stated

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ and Daimler will invest € 400 million in new production

RNS – The joint venture of KAMAZ and the German car manufacturer Daimler: Daimler KAMAZ Rus (50-50% partnership) expects to apply for a special investment contract (SPIC) for the production of

OEMs

Vehicle production has increased by 20% in Russia within the January-May 2017 period

ASM Holding – According to ASM Holding data, 590,933 transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-May 2017 period, which is equivalent to a 20.2% year-on-year

Market

The Russian luxury car sales fell by a quarter in May 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat, the luxury segment amounted to 116 vehicles in May 2017, indicating a 14,7% year-on-year decrease (down from 136 units). Mercedes-Benz has remained the leader of the

Government

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce expects 7% growth in Russian automobile industry in 2017

RNS – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce forecasts 7% growth in Russian car production, as told by the minister of industry of commerce Denis Manturov to journalists on the

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Isuzu buses will be manufactured in Ulyanovsk

RusAutoNews.Com – Isuzu Rus, the government of Ulyanovsk Region and Simaz have signed a memorandum of understanding, proposing bus production on Isuzu chassis. According to the conditions of the memorandum, the

Market

Russian car market up by 15% in June 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), in June 2017, sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 15% compared with June

Market

Lada sales up by 13% in the first half of 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – Lada has summarised the sales results for the first half of 2017. A total number of 140,231 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold within six months,