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The average automobile age is 12.4 in Russia

Autostat – According to Autostat survey, the average automobile age in Russia is 12.4. The average age for foreign and Russian (and CIS origin) brands are 9.3 and 16.1 respectively.

Electric vehicles Government OEMs

Russia wants to promote electric car production

Vedomosti – Eurasian Economic Commission will pull down the tariff rates implemented on the imports of parts and components used in electric car production and electric filling stations, manufactured outside


Average truck age in Russia is 18.9

Autostat – An Autostat survey has determined the average truck age in Russia as 18.9 years. While an average truck from Russia and CIS countries is 20.5 years old, the

Commercial vehicles Suppliers

Cellino has established a car component factory in Kaluga – Italian Cellino S.r.l affiliate SMK has opened its first production facility, which will manufacture car components in Kaluga. The factory will manufacture aluminium petrol tanks for trucks at

Import Export

Automobile imports to Russia continue falling in all segments

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the car, LCV, truck and bus imports to Russia have fallen by 45.4%, 72%, 75% and 80.8% respectively, year-on-year, during the first quarter of

Commercial vehicles Park

Russian LCV park has grown by 3.1% in 2014

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the Russian LCV park has reached a magnitude of 3.95 million vehicles in 2014, following a 3.1% increase. The number of foreign light commercial

Commercial vehicles Government

St. Petersburg administration has asked the government to reduce the tariffs implemented on components used in truck assembly

TASS – St. Petersburg city administration has asked the Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and Commerce for the reduction of the tariffs implemented on the components used in truck assembly


St. Petersburg automobile market has shrunk by 45% in March

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 28,482 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in St. Petersburg during the first quarter of the year (-38%). March sales figure is


Ford Sollers has started the production of Ford Transit with CKD method

Vedomosti – Ford Sollers has started the CKD production of Transit light commercial vehicles at its modernised Elabuga plant. The company had been manufacturing the model with SKD method, since


Russian Automobile Insurers Association has updated its components and service prices catalogue

Kommersant – Russian Automobile Insurers Association (RSA) has re-calculated the average component and equipment prices and the hourly unit rates on car services. Accordingly, the component and equipment prices have