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MOSKVICH electric vehicles will appear in Russia in 2024

  Autostat.- Kamaz’s electric car Kama is being considered as a platform for Moskvich electric vehicles, which will be produced at the former Renault plant in Moscow (renamed to Moskvich

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Iveco Group leaves Russia completely

  RusAutoNews.- Iveco Group has decided to completely cut its business in Russia and pull out of the Iveco-AMT joint venture based in the city of Miass, as reported by

Market OEMs Passenger cars

Russian luxury car market has declined by 41% within the first half of 2022

  RusAutoNews.- The luxury car market in Russia has amounted to 240 vehicles within the first six months of 2022, indicating a 41% year-on-year decrease, down from 408 units, as

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

AVTOVAZ started production of simplified Lada Niva Legend

  RusAutoNews.- As reported by the company press office, Avtovaz resumes production of the three-door SUV Lada Niva Legend in a new configuration for the 2022 model year. The first

Industry Market Passenger cars

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

Market OEMs Passenger cars

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

Commercial vehicles Industry Suppliers

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  Kamaz News.- The German industrial group Knorr-Bremse AG has withdrawn from the capital of the joint venture Knorr-Bremse Kama.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%.

Government Import Export

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

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

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,

Industry OEMs Passenger cars

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.