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21 electric cars have been sold in Russia during the January-May period 

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 21 electric cars have been sold in Russia, within the first five months of 2017, indicating a 16% year-on-year decrease (down from 25 units). Tesla

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The first Volgabus electric bus has been introduced

Autostat – Volgabus has introduced the new 12-metre low-floor electric bus City Rhythm-12E. The vehicle is charged from a standard 380V power source nightly. The lithium-polymer batteries, which work effectively for

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Tesla electric cars sales have grown by a quarter in Russia

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 15 Tesla electric cars have been sold in Russia within the first five months of 2017, which is equivalent to a 25% year-on-year rise (up

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UAZ and Rosseti will develop equipment for the power grid complex  

RuaAutoNews.Com – Ulyanovsk Car Factory UAZ and Rosseti have signed a road map on the implementation of the main areas of cooperation as to the usage of UAZ equipment for

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KAMAZ and Rosatom will work on the development of electric transport

RNS – KAMAZ and Rosatom have signed an agreement for cooperation in the field of  electric transport development at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, as stated by KAMAZ. The agreement was

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Lifan certifies its electric cars in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – Lifan plans to start the certification process of its electric cars in Russia in 2017, as reported by carscope.ru. The electric car model range of Lifan is represented by

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GAZ electric buses have hit the Moscow roads

TASS – GAZ electric buses LiAZ-6274, tested on the basis of Mosgortrans State Unitary Enterprise, will run on the main routes of the capital. The relevant statement has been made by

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KAMAZ electric buses will be sent to Moscow for test operations

Autostat – KAMAZ and Mostransavto have signed an agreement on the transfer of KAMAZ-6282 large-class passenger buses for trial operations. As one may remember, this will not be the first

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has left the Russian market

wroom.ru – The official sales of Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars in Russian market has been discontinued. As stated by the distributor of the brand: MMS Rus to Wroom.ru website, the

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Electric car sales fell by 31% in Russia in a year

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the electric car sales have fallen by 31% in Russia in 2015, to 122 vehicles. Almost half of the electric cars sold in the country