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Dimitrovgrad Engine Bearing Factory has been incorporated into Federal Mogul

RusAutoNews.Com – Icahn Enterprises, owned by the American investor Carl Icahn, has acquired Dimitrov Engine Bearing Factory (DZV). Federal-Mogul Group, one of Icahn Enterprises’ assets, had been carrying out negotiations in

Import Export

Automobile imports have declined by 15% in Russia during the first six months

Avtostat – According to figures published by the Russian Federal Customs House (FTS), the number of automobiles imported to the country has declined by 15% within the first six months of

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Ford Sollers has started the production of new Transit

Avtostat – Ford Sollers has started the production of the new generation of the light commercial vehicle model: Ford Transit, in its Elabuga factory. The model has been put on the

OEMs

The demand for automobiles manufactured in St. Petersburg has fallen by 6% during the first six months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb survey, the demand for automobiles manufactured in St. Petersburg has fallen by 6%, during the first six months of 2014. The sales figures of automobiles manufactured

Government

The shift to Euro-5 has been postponed for a year in Russia

RBK – The Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce has extended the time limit given to car manufacturers for the shift to Euro-5 standards for another year. Accordingly, the manufacturers

Uncategorized

PwC: “Russian automobile market will shrink by 8-12% this year”

A1Perform – According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ prediction, the shrinkage rate in Russian automobile market will rise to 8-12% during the second half of the year, from the first six months’ 7%. In

Government Market

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce is planning to revive the Automobile Renewal Programme

RBK – The Russian Minister of Industry and Commerce: Denis Manturov has announced plans to revive the renewal plans for shipping and aviation sectors, as well as the automotive sector, in

Suppliers

Japanese Unipres is opening a factory in St. Petersburg

NAPI – Russian Etalon Group affiliate Etalon Promstroy and Japanese Unipres Corporation have signed an agreement, proposing the establishment of an automobile supply industry factory in St. Petersburg. The facility, which

OEMs

Nissan has doubled its production in Russia within the first six months

ITAR-TASS – Nissan has increased its production by 90% in Russia during the first half of 2014, with 42,400 vehicles. The production has partly been made at the manufacturer’s factory

Market OEMs

VW Russia has manufactured 104,000 automobiles within the January-June period

Autostat – Volkswagen Group Rus has manufactured approximately 104,000 automobiles in VW Kaluga and Nizhni-Novgorod GAZ factories, during the first six months of the year. The company’s press office has highlighted