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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


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,


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 OEMs

UAZ has developed a new minibus based on the UAZ PROFI model

RusAutoNews.Com  –  Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant UAZ has presented the experimental passenger models, based on the new minibus UAZ PROFI. The new UAZ school bus, designed for the transport of children,

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


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


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 AVTOVAZ shares from Japanese auto maker Nissan in the joint venture of Alliance Rostec Auto B.V. (controls 64.6% of PJSC AVTOVAZ


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