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Park

Russian automobile park has reached 40.9 million vehicles

Autostat – As assessed by Autostat statistical agency, the magnitude of Russian automobile park has reached 40.9 million vehicles, as of the beginning of 2015 (+3.8%). 70% of the park

Aftermarket

Second hand auto discount rates according to brands

Autostat – According to a survey conducted by the statistics agency Autostat and the advertisement portal Avito at the end of 2014, Russian car owners are prepared to make an

Uncategorized

Avtotor has started the production of the renewed KIA Venga

Za Rulyom – Kaliningrad Avtotor factory has started the production of the renewed KIA Venga compact vans. The sales price of the model will start from 679,900 rubles in the

OEMs

Volkswagen Kaluga engine factory has started test production

Za Rulyom – VW Group has started test production at its Kaluga factory, which is expected to commence operations this year. Climate and road tests will be applied on the

OEMs

Moscow Renault factory is suspending production

Vedomosti – Moscow based Renault Russia car factory has decided to suspend the production due to falling demand, between 16 February – 6 March. 194,531 Renault automobiles have been sold

Market

PricewaterhouseCoopers: “Russian automobile market will shrink by 25-35% in 2015”

AutoBusiness Review – According to the prediction announced by PricewaterhouseCooper, the Russian automobile market will shrink between 25-35% in 2015, excluding light commercial vehicles. The automobile sales figure will be

Market

Russian vehicle market has shrunk by 24.4% in January

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, 115,390 new automobiles and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in 2015. Thereby, the market has shrunk by 24.4%

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Volvo Trucks is discontinuing production at Kaluga factory

Autostat – Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has decided to discontinue production at its Kaluga factory, as of 11 February. No information has been given, as to when the operations

Commercial vehicles Market

According to KAMAZ, Russian truck market will hit the bottom in 2015

RBK – The head of KAMAZ Strategic Development Department: Igor Savelyev predicts that the 14-40 tonnes truck market will hit the bottom in 2015 and recover to an average growth

Import Export

Mazda is changing the import procedure to Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Kommersant, the foreign automobile companies operating in Russia are changing their sales mechanisms. Mazda has become the pioneer, by deciding to supply the models for imports