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Lifan will launch the sales of two new models in Russia in 2018

RNS – Chinese car manufacturer Lifan will start the sales of the new 7-seater MPV (minivan) – as known under the name of Xuanlang in China – alongside the second generation

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market up by 65% in August 2017

Autostat –  According to Autostat data, 7754 new trucks have been sold in Russia in August 2017, following an increase of 65,3% in comparison with the same period of the

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian LCV market has grown by 22% in August 2017

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the Russian new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market has amounted to 8500 units in August, following an 21,5% year-on-year growth. The traditional leader of


Russian used car market has risen by 6,5% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – 480,600 used vehicles have been sold in Russia in August 2017, as stated by the analytical agency Autostat. The figure indicates a 6,5% year-on-year increase. The used cars

Market Passenger cars

LADA sales up by 29% in EU within the January-August 2017 period

Autostat –  A total number of 3,3 thousand new LADA automobiles have been sold in EU countries within the January-August 2017 period. The sales figure indicates a 29% year-on-year rise.


Vehicle production has increased by 19% in Russia within the January-July 2017 period

RusAutoNews.Com – According to ASM Holding data, 834.713  transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-July 2017 period, which is equivalent to a 18,8%

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Russian autonomous vehicle has been presented at Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

Autostat –  The developer of Volgabus project: Bakulin Motors Group has presented the first Russian autonomous vehicle Matryoshka at Frankfurt Motor Show. The unmanned Matryoshka system allows the realisation of

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KAMAZ will develop special equipment for the oil and gas industry

RusAutoNews.Com – KAMAZ and Russian body builder Betsema have signed an agreement on cooperation in the development and joint promotion of equipment on KAMAZ chassis for the oil and gas industry,

Market Passenger cars

The number of luxury automobiles in Russia has exceeded 10,000 units

Autostat – According to Autostat data, there are 10,500 luxury automobiles in Russia, as of the beginning of July 2017. The segment forms only 0.025% of the automobile fleet of the

OEMs Passenger cars

Volkswagen will launch the production of Skoda Kodiaq in Russia, following the discontinuation of Skoda Yeti

RNS – Skoda Kodiaq crossover will replace Skoda Yeti in the range of models manufactured by the company in Nizhny Novgorod, as stated by the general director of VW Group Rus: