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Yekaterinburg automobile market has shrunk by 15% during the first six months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg agency data, 39,208 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg during the first half of the year (-15%). June-only sales figure is

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Daimler: “Russian vehicle market will continue to shrink due to the sanctions and recession”

RusAutoNews.Com – Daimler is not optimistic about the Russian economy and automotive. According to Reuters, the German car manufacturer Daimler has published in its latest report the forecast that the

OEMs

Avtovaz will start the production of Lada X-Ray and Lada X-Ray Cross models in 2016

Finmarket – The President of Avtovaz Bo Andersson has announced that the production of Lada X-Ray and X-Ray Cross models will start in 2016. Andersson has declared the aim of AvtoVAZ

OEMs

PSMA Rus Kaluga factory has manufactured 25,000 automobiles within the first six months

Avtostat – Kaluga based PSMA Rus factory has manufactured 24,975 automobiles within the first six months of 2014 (-0.1%). 8742 of the automobiles manufactured belong to Peugeot 408 and Citroen C4

OEMs

The car production in St. Petersburg has declined by 12% in June

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the agency Auto-Dealer-SPb, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 193,300 vehicles within the January-June period of 2014 (-4%).

Suppliers

Russo-Japanese partnership Ural Wiring Systems has commenced operations in Yekaterinburg

RusAutoNews.Com – Ural Wiring Systems factory, established as a Russian-Japanese joint venture in Yekaterinburg, has commenced operations today, following an official opening ceremony. Automobile cables will be manufactured at the factory,

OEMs

Car and truck production declined by 1.3% and 21.1% respectively in Russia during the first six months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 920,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country during the first six months of the year (-1.3%). The June

OEMs

AVTOVAZ has made a loss of 2.75 billion rubles in the first quarter

Avtostat – AVTOVAZ has made 91.1 billion turnover during the first half of 2014. The loss of the company for the same period has been declared as 2.75 billion rubles. The

Aftermarket

Russian used car market has grown by 12% during the first six months

Avtostat – According to Avtostat data, the secondhand market in Russia has grown by 12.2% during the first half of 2014, with 2.89 million vehicles. The June-only sales figure for

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AvtoVAZ has started the production of Datsun on-DO

RBK – AvtoVAZ has started the serial production of Datsun on-DO Sedan model automobiles with a ceremony today. The model will be put on the market with prices starting from 329,000