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The collapse of rouble continues to unsettle the Russian automobile market

RusAutoNews.Com – Renault-Nissan partnership has announced that they have stopped taking orders on several models. As one may remember, Nissan had increased Russia prices by 2-3% in the beginning of


Foreign brand car sales have stopped in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Kommersant, several major dealers in Russia have stopped the sales of foreign brand vehicles, due to the collapse of the rouble. One of the dealers speaking to


Russian automobile market has shrunk by only 1.1% in November

RusAutoNews.Com- According to data published by the Association of European Businesses (AEB), 229,439 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in November. The year-on-year market shrinkage


The number of car sales points in Russia has exceeded 4000

Kommersant. – According to Avtostat survey, the dealer networks of companies are expanding, despite the shrinkage in the Russian market. With the addition of the 124 sales centres opened this


Yekaterinburg automobile market has shrunk by 18% in October

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg agency, 63,192 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg within the January-October period (-19%). The October sales figure


St. Petersburg automobile market will shrink by 10% this year

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 152,753 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in St. Petersburg within the first ten months of the year (-9%). The October


Ernst & Young: “Russian automobile market will resume its growth in 2016”

Izvestiya – Ernst & Young predicts a 5%-6% growth in Russian automobile market for the year 2016. The company foresees a shrinkage between 7%-10% for the following year, on the


Russian car dealers: “Our western partners are planning to reduce sales by 30%”

Kommersant – The sectoral experts predict that a third of Russian car dealers may face bankruptcy next year. Officials from Russian Car Dealers Union have told Kommersant FM that some

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Automobile prices may rise between 10%-25% in Russia in 2015

Autostat – According to the assessment of Autostat, in the event of stable exchange rates, an average increase of 10%-15% may be expected in automobile prices in Russia next year.


SEAT is leaving the Russian market

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Kommersant newspaper, due to the shrinkage in the market and the crisis environment, following Dodge, SEAT has also decided to end its sales in Russia. The