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Government will support the indexification of car utilisation fees

RNS – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce will support the indexification of the car utilisation fees at 15% from 2018 onwards, as told by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Denis

Market

Renault expects the Russian automobile market to reach 2 million vehicles in 2020

TASS – Car sales in Russia will amount to 1.6 million units in 2017 and to 2 million in 2020. The forecast has been published in Los Echos newspaper on Tuesday,

Industry

New record: The share of Russian assembly automobiles has risen to 82%

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the share of locally assembled vehicles in Russia has reached 82.2% within the first 8 months of 2017. This is the highest level in the

Commercial vehicles

Russian LCV market has kept the sixth place in Europe in August 2017

Autostat – According to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association data, the sales of light commercial vehicles in Europe has increased by 0,3% in August, to 129.869 vehicles. France has become the

Market

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 8% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 221.800 automobiles during the January-August period of 2017, which is equivalent to a

OEMs Passenger cars

Hyundai production will increase by 15% in St. Petersburg in 2017

RNS – 128,000 Hyundai automobiles are planned to be manufactured at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus factory in St. Petersburg this year, which is equivalent to a 15% year-on-year rise, according to

Government

The government has decided on subsidies to the Russian automotive industry

Finmarket – The draft federal budget for 2018 and the planned 2019-2020 period provides for the preservation of the main government support measures for the enterprises of Russian automotive industry, at

Industry OEMs

NISSAN is not a shareholder of AVTOVAZ anymore

Kommersant – French car manufacturer Renault has bought 9.15% of

OEMs

Toyota has doubled production in Russia and increased exports by 70%

Vedomosti – Toyota Motor’s production in Russia has more than doubled in Russia within the January-August period of 2017, reaching 44,493 vehicles, as told by a company representative. The growth