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Russian Volkswagen sales up by 18% in June 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – Volkswagen Group Rus has published its June 2017 sales figures. 7357 clients have preferred VW automobiles during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 18% year-on-year

Market

Ford sales in Russia up by 24% in June 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Sollers has published its June 2017 sales figures. 4557 clients have preferred Ford models during the month, increasing the sales of the brand by 24% year-on-year. The

Market

Tesla sales have grown by a quarter in Russia

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 15 Tesla electric cars have been sold in Russia within the first five months of 2017, which is equivalent to a 25% year-on-year rise (up

Government

The sanctions have spurred the Russian industry according to the Minister of Industry and Commerce

RNS – The sanctions imposed against Russia by the West and the counter-sanctions implemented by Moscow have geared up the agricultural, engineering and pharmaceutical industries in the country, as stated by

Import Export

Skoda Yeti – The most exported model from Russia to Europe

Autostat – According to Autostat data, Russian car exports (excluding the countries in the Customs Union) have amounted to approximately 19,000 units within the first five months of 2017. The figure

Import Export OEMs

GAZ Group starts exports to Jordan

RusAutoNews.Com – GAZ Group will supply GAZel NEXT light commercial vehicles to Jordan. The relevant document has been signed by the managing director of the export company of GAZ Group Leonid

Suppliers

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Russia has established a new workshop

RusAutoNews.Com – As reported by KAMAZ press office, Federal-Mogul Powertrain Russia has opened a new shop for casting cylinder liners, significantly expanding the production site in Naberezhnye Chelny, which is a

OEMs

Driverless buses will be tested on the Russian Island

Autostat –  The first driverless Russian bus Matryoshka will be tested on the Russian Island (Far Eastern Federal District). The tests are being conducted in cooperation with Bakulin Motors Group

Aftermarket

The sales of used cars have risen by 4.1% in Russia in May 2017

Autostat – 436,300 used vehicles have been sold in Russia in May 2017, as stated by the analytical agency Autostat. The figure indicates a 4.1% year-on-year increase. The used cars

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ will invest €50 million in truck production in Senegal

RNS – KAMAZ will invest €50 million in the first phase of assembly production in Senegal, as told by the general director of the company Sergei Kogogin to journalists. “The Senegalese