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AVTOVAZ has made a quarterly profit for the first time since 2016

Vedomosti – AVTOVAZ has made a net profit of 609 million rubles according to IFRS within the first quarter of 2017, in contrast with last year’s 2,8 billion rubles loss

Market Passenger cars

The Russian luxury car sales fell by 5% within the first quarter of 2018

Autostat  – The luxury car sales in Russia amounted to 331 vehicles within the first quarter of 2018, indicating a 5,4% year-on-year decrease (down from 350 units). Mercedes-Benz has remained

Market Passenger cars

95 car dealers have closed down in Russia within the last three months

Autostat – According to the survey conducted by Autostat, there’s a total number of 3395 official car dealers (excluding service centres) in Russia as of mid-April 2018, carrying out sales and

Commercial vehicles

The English website of “The Best Commercial Vehicle of the Year” launched

RusAutoNews.Com – ITEMF Expo announced that the English version of the website of one of the most prestigious automotive contests in Russia “The Best Commercial Vehicle of the Year” has

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

GAZ Group will start vehicle assembly in Azerbaijan

RNS – GAZ Group has signed an agreement with AzerMash in Baku, proposing commercial vehicle assembly, as told by the Russian company to RNS. The construction of a facilty is

Aftermarket Service Suppliers

The next scheme for the supply of counterfeit spare parts to the market has been announced

Autostat – The next scheme for the supply of counterfeit spare parts to the market has been announced. As reported by the press office of Rosstandart, the car components in

Industry Market

Russian government predicts 10% growth in automotive industry in 2018

Finmarket – Russian government predicts 10% growth in automotive industry in 2018. The Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce forecasts a sales figure of 1.638 million cars in 2018. According to the

Electric vehicles Market

The sales of new electric cars amounted to 16 units in November 2018

Autostat – According to Autostat, 16 new electric cars have been sold in Russia, within the first three months of 2018, indicating a 23% year-on-year increase (up from 13 units

Industry Passenger cars

St. Petersburg automotive industry down by 9% in March 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb, the share of St. Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 23,7% during the January – March 2018 period (last year: 26,7%). Hyundai, Nissan and

Industry Suppliers

Continental tire plant in Kaluga produces the 10-millionth tire

RusAutoNews.Com – As reported by the company press office, Continental tire plant celebrated the production of its 10,000,000 tire at its plant in Kaluga, only five years after the start