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Mercedes-Benz GLC has become the leader of the Moscow premium car market

Autostat – Mercedes-Benz GLC has become the best-sold premium-class automobile in the capital, with 204 units in July, indicating a 79% year-on-year rise. The previous leader Mercedes-Benz E-Class occupies the second


Russian car market has climbed to the second spot in Europe in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat, Germany has kept its position as the leading country in automobile sales amongst the national associations of car manufacturers in Europe, with 253,679 vehicles (+3.5% y/y).


The Russian premium car sales fell by 1% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat, the premium segment amounted to 11.337 vehicles in August 2017, indicating a 1,1% year-on-year decrease. Mercedes-Benz has remained the leader of the market with a sales figure

Industry OEMs

Daimler and Kamaz will begin the production of a new truck in 2019

RusAutoNews.Com – A press conference was held within the framework of the Comtrans-2017 International Commercial Vehicles Exhibition in Moscow. The general director of KAMAZ: Sergei Kogogin was amongst the participants. One


Russian car market up by 17% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), in August 2017, sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 16,7% compared with June

Import Export

Russian truck imports up by 41% during January – July period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Customs House data, truck imports during January-July period increased by 41.2% to 13,7 thousand units, with a total value of $850 million. 11,2 thousand

Import Export

Car imports to Russia fell by 8% during January-July period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Customs House data, car imports to Russia fell by 7.6% during January-July period of 2017, to 136,6 thousand vehicles. The monetary value of automobiles

Market OEMs

Volkswagen sales in Russia up by 16% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – Volkswagen Group Rus has published its August 2017 sales figures. 7171 clients have preferred VW automobiles during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 16% year-on-year


Renault plans to update its model range in Russia until 2022

RNS – Renault Russia will expand its model range in the next 2-3 years, growing in the SUV segment in Russia (crossovers and SUVs). The company is ready to localise the

Industry OEMs

The JV of Sollers and Mazda has started the construction of an engine factory in Vladivostok

RusAutoNews.Com – The joint venture of Sollers and Mazda “Mazda Sollers Manufacturing Rus” (MSMR) has started the construction of an engine factory in Vladivostok. The works have commenced on the site