AVTOVAZ increased sales 4 times in Russia in April
In April AVTOVAZ sold 37,931 LADA vehicles in the Russian market, which is 4 times higher than in the previous year. Recall that sales in the whole Russian market in April 2020 showed the lowest values in modern history due to the strict sanitary restrictions imposed in the country, the press service of AVTOVAZ reports.
Sollers received over 2 billion rubles of net loss under IFRS in 2020
At the end of 2020, Sollers Group received 66.0 billion rubles of net revenue under IFRS, which is 14% higher than a year ago. The growth in revenue is first of all due to the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Sollers Ford JV in the second half of 2019 and 2020 was the first full financial year when the joint venture was consolidated.
Automechanika Frankfurt with new concept for 2021
Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt, spoke about the details of the Automechanika Frankfurt in 2021
KAMAZ opened the production of electric buses in Moscow
On April 27th, KAMAZ opened an assembly plant for electric buses in Moscow on the basis of the Sokolniki Railway Car Repair and Construction Plant.
Registration has opened!
We all waited for this news a year ago. Now we are glad to announce we have opened the visitor registration for the OFFLINE exhibition MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2021!
UAZ model became the best-selling pickup in the 1st quarter
For three months of 2021, 566 UAZ Pickup vehicles were sold in Russia (according to AEB data).
Mass production of Aurus will start in May
In May, the factory in Elabuga will launch the mass production of Aurus cars, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade will expand the program of preferential car loans
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation will soon allocate additional funds for programs of preferential car loans and leasing
KAMAZ increased the production by 22% in March
In March, KAMAZ increased the production by 22%, having produced 4247 vehicle sets. According to the results of three months of 2021, 9,796 trucks rolled off the assembly line of the enterprise, which is higher by 32% than in the same period of the previous year, the press service of KAMAZ reported.
New truck market grew by 45% in March
In March of this year, the market for new trucks in Russia showed the significant growth. So, according to the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT", its volume was almost 8 thousand units, which is higher by 45.1% than in March of 2020.
Geely will present a new model with a "mild hybrid" in Russia
Geely is preparing to introduce the first affordable car with a power plant based on soft hybrid technology in the Russian market in 2021.
Domestic car sales are growing, while foreign car sales are falling
In the 1st quarter of 2021, the sales of new cars of domestic brands grew, while foreign cars fell. This was found out by the experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT", having examined the statistics of the AEB.
Hyundai plant increased the production by 7% in St. Petersburg in the 1st quarter
According to the results of the first quarter of 2021, St. Petersburg Hyundai plant produced 61.5 thousand vehicles, which is higher by 7% than in the same period of the last year.
The production of KIA cars has begun at the Saryarka Avto Prom plant in Kazakhstan
At the SaryarkaAvtoProm plant in the city of Kostanay, the production of KIA cars for the Kazakhstan market has begun. The enterprise has launched the production of Rio, Cerato, Sportage, K5, Sorento and Picanto models.
The market of used electric vehicles grew by 43% in February
In February, the Russian market of new electric cars grew 5 times; however, the situation in this segment in the secondary market was also quite interesting.
Russian market of new electric cars grew 5 times in February
Experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" have calculated that in February of 2021, the residents of Russia bought 75 new electric vehicles. This is 5 times higher than in February 2020 (15 units).
Automechanika Frankfurt: Leading aftermarket trade fair to take place as physical event with a new online programme
Frankfurt am Main, 10 March 2021. This year's Automechanika Frankfurt is taking place as a hybrid event for the first time. The primary focus will be on the physical event and all the advantages it offers. Automechanika will be supplementing these by providing all exhibitors with new opportunities to network digitally with those members of the international B2B audience who cannot travel to Frankfurt due to the pandemic. Digital features that are made available to all exhibitors free of charge maximise their reach while opening up entirely new possibilities for product presentations and communication with customers.
Knorr-Bremse KAMA launches the production of a new line of spare parts
Knorr-Bremse KAMA LLC, the joint venture of KAMAZ and the German Knorr-Bremse AG, launched the mass production of new viscous torsional vibration dampers for the crankshafts of KAMAZ R6 engines
Tatarstan plans to organize an International Automotive Investment Forum
March 3rd, 2021: Ministries of Tatarstan Republic government met Russian subsidiaries of two largest international exhibition organizers – Messe Frankfurt и Hyve Group.
MIMS Automechanika Moscow celebrates 25-th anniversary this year
We have a great and interesting history.
In Russia - 45 million passenger cars
As of January 1st, 2021, 45 million passenger cars were registered in the Russian Federation
KAMAZ PUTS THREE NEW ENGINE LINES INTO OPERATION
The engine plant is completing the commissioning of three new lines.
KAMAZ PLANTS MASTER THE PRODUCTION OF NEW PAINT COATINGS FOR PAINTING PARTS
KAMAZ is preparing to introduce new paint materials and equipment for their application into the production process, which will improve the quality of painted parts
KAMAZ celebrated the 45th anniversary of the first vehicle
KAMAZ celebrated the 45th anniversary of the first vehicle, which rolled off the assembly line of the enterprise on February 16th, 1976. Since then, more than 2.3 million cars have been produced, which are operated in more than 80 countries around the world, according to the press service of the automaker.
Important messages from COMTRANS 2021 organisers and their major partners
The press conference of the 16th International Commercial Vehicle Show COMTRANS has been held on February 17th, 2021 in Moscow.
TOP-10 of best selling cars of Chinese brands in 2020
At the end of 2020, there were sold 57.2 thousand new passenger cars of Chinese brands in Russia
Nissan plant produced the 450,000th car in St. Petersburg
Nissan plant in St. Petersburg has produced the 450,000th car since the plant was opened in June of 2009.
Used electric vehicle market grew by 60% in 2020
For the previous year, the residents of our country bought 5,273 used electric cars. According to the experts of the AUTOSTAT agency, this result is higher by 60% than in 2019 (3,303 units).
In 2020, a foreign car became the most popular used car in the Russian Federation
For the first time in the history of the Russian market, a foreign model has become the most popular used passenger car.
In 2020, a foreign car became the most popular used car in the Russian Federation
For the first time in the history of the Russian market, a foreign model has become the most popular used passenger car.
The Russian car market rose to the fourth place in Europe in 2020
Russian car market, which continued to decline in the previous year, nevertheless rose to the fourth place in the ranking of the largest car markets in Europe.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has calculated the level of localization of Russian cars
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia has calculated the level of localization of all models of passenger cars produced in the country in 2020.
TOP-10 of regions of Russian Federation by the volume of purchases of new trucks
According to the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, the market volume of new trucks in Russia at the end of 11 months of 2020 was 65.5 thousand units, by showing a drop of 7%. Moreover, more than 45% of this amount fell on 10 regions.
TOP-10 of regions of Russia in terms of new LCV sales
For 11 months of 2020, more than 91 thousand new LCVs were purchased in our country, which is lower by 7% than in the same period of a year ago. As experts of the agency "AUTOSTAT" noted, almost a half (49%) of this amount falls on only 10 regions of the Russian Federation.
PLASTMATIKA LLC BECOMES THE FIRST RESIDENT OF KULIBIN SEZ IN THE NIZHNY NOVGOROD REGION
The Nizhny Novgorod region Governor, Gleb Nikitin, gave a start to the pilot-industrial start-up of large-size injection molding production of plastic products of Plastmatika company. The company became the first resident of the Kulibin special economic zone, which put the production into operation.
KAMAZ SUBSIDIARY SENDS A LARGE BATCH OF TRAILERS TO KAZAKHSTAN REPUBLIC
Tuymazinsky Plant of Concrete trucks (TZA), KAMAZ subsidiary in Bashkiria, completed the execution of a contract for the supply of a large batch of 8543M (8543-0000011-01) dump construction trailers to Kazakhstan Republic as part of the development of cooperation with countries of the Eurasian Economic Union.
Foreign cars from which countries do Russians buy? TOP-10
During the period from January to November, the residents of our country bought about 195 thousand new passenger cars produced outside the Russian Federation. According to the experts of the agency "AUTOSTAT", it is 15% of the total volume of the Russian market. Let’s have a look the foreign cars from which countries are most often bought by Russians.
The used car market is growing in a half of the federal districts
Analyzing the situation on the secondary markets in the federal districts of the country. In a half of them, by the end of 10 months of 2020, purchases of used cars are decreasing. In another half, the growth is observed, albeit insignificant.
KAMAZ increased the production by 5% for 11 months
According to the results of eleven months of 2020, KAMAZ produced 32.88 thousand vehicles, which is higher by 1.5 thousand vehicles than in the same period of the previous year, the head of the company's press service Oleg Afanasyev said in social networks. Thus, in the reporting period, KAMAZ increased the production by 4.8%.
The Russian car market continued to grow in November
Sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia in November grew by 5.9% to 157,580 vehicles.
KAMAZ launched the first sharing of dump trucks in Russia
For the first time in Russia, KAMAZ, as a part of the “Spetsharing” online service for renting special equipment, has launched cargo car sharing - a service for renting dump trucks.
Electric car "KAMA-1" is presented in Moscow
A presentation of an electric vehicle developed by KAMAZ in cooperation with Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) took place in Moscow.
IMAF 2020 Results
On December 8, 2020, one of the most significant events in the automotive industry took place in an online format: The XI International Moscow Automotive Forum (IMAF 2020). IMAF 2020 was held in the frame of the online marathon MIMS Automechanika Moscow Digital.
MIMS Automechanika Moscow Digital: new communication formats for your business.
From 24 to 26 November 2020 International exhibition of automotive spare parts, automotive components, equipment and vehicle maintenance products MIMS Automechanika Moscow Digital took place.
Car production in Kazakhstan grew 1.6 times in October
By the end of October, 11,140 units of vehicles (also cars, trucks, buses, special vehicles and trailers) rolled off the conveyors of Kazakhstani enterprises, which is 1.6 times higher than a year ago.
The market of used electric vehicles grew by 75% in October
In October, the Russian market of new electric cars tripled, however, in the secondary market this month, the situation with purchases developed quite actively.
NEFAZ delivered 53 new NGV buses to Kazan
The Neftekamsk Automobile Plant has delivered 53 new NEFAZ-5299-40-57 gas-engine buses to Kazan.
Over 220 thousand cars were sold with the help of state support for 10 months
As of the end of October 2020, a total of more than 220 thousand cars were sold in Russia under state programs to stimulate demand for cars. In particular, 172,350 cars were sold under the concessional car lending program, for which 16.4 billion rubles were allocated in 2020, the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation reported.
The market of domestic used cars fell by 9%. And in Togliatti - it grew up
Russians began to buy less domestic used cars, except for Togliatti residents.
How many cars do Russians buy on credit?
About a half of new passenger cars in our country are sold on credit. As experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" and the National Bureau of Credit Histories (NBCH) calculated, the share was 45% at the end of 8 months of 2020. Accordingly, the remaining 55% of cars were purchased for cash.
11th International Moscow Automotive Forum
It is time to make a decision to take part in the 11th International Moscow Automotive Forum (IMAF-2020) and fill in the registration form.
In September, the car market of Kazakhstan grew by 63%
The market volume of new cars in Kazakhstan, according to the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, in September of 2020 reached 9.5 thousand units, which is higher by 63% than the result of a year ago. According to the agency's experts, the growth of the Kazakhstan market has been going on for the fifth month in a row, and its monthly rate exceeds 20%.
Automechanika expands its online programme for an international audience with a new talk series for industry and trade: ‘Let’s Talk Business’
Frankfurt am Main, 26 October 2020. A new English-language talk series is being launched under the Automechanika brand in late October: ‘Let’s Talk Business’. In the first talk on 30 October, leading international suppliers will be getting together to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on the automotive aftermarket.
For 9 months, prices of new cars grew by 12%. And this is not the limit!
Cars in Russia continue to rise in price.
The market of used electric vehicles more than doubled in September
In September, the Russian market of new electric cars quadrupled, but in the secondary market this month the situation with purchases was developing quite actively. So, according to the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, in the first autumn month, the residents of our country bought 663 electric used vehicles, which is 2.1 times higher than in September of 2019.
UAZ launches a car rental service
Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant is launching an online service of direct car rental, which will allow customers to rent UAZ Patriot SUV for up to 28 days. According to the press service of UAZ, all cars are equipped with an automatic transmission, are presented in a top-end configuration and are fully insured.
The market of new electric cars quadrupled in September
Experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" have calculated that in the first autumn month of 2020, the residents of Russia bought 91 new electric vehicles. This is 4 times higher than in the previous September. Thus, the market of new electric cars is growing for the third month in a row (in July it added 17%, in August - 62%).
Production of new KAMAZ trucks was launched in Kazakhstan
KAMAZ Engineering joint venture in Kazakhstan has begun the production of K4 generation truck tractors - KAMAZ-5490 and KAMAZ-65206.
Experts explained the jump in demand for used cars in September
Used car sales are growing in Russia for the third month in a row, and the situation in the secondary market differs from the new car market, which shows more moderate dynamics. So, according to the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT", in September the market of used cars in Russia grew by 24.2% and reached almost 565 thousand units.
In September, the market of new trucks showed an increase of 15%
According to the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, the volume of the Russian market of new trucks in September of 2020 was 7 thousand units, which is higher by 14.8% than in September 2019.
AVTOVAZ will produce annually 600 thousand cars on a new platform
AVTOVAZ plans to produce annually 600 thousand vehicles built on the new Renault-Nissan CMF-B-LS platform.
The government will allocate 15 billion rubles to support the car market in 2021
The government nominally increases state support for demand for cars in 2021 - 14.9 billion rubles have been budgeted for it against 12.5 billion this year.
UAZ opens an online car showroom
Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant expands the list of branded online services and presents a new multifunctional platform for purchasing cars via the Internet. All relevant offers are concentrated on a separate page of the official website uaz.ru/online sales.
Ford Sollers announced the renaming of the company
Ford Sollers announced the renaming of the company from October 1st, 2020 to Sollers Ford.
More trucks from China are being bought in Russia
The experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" have already reported about the fall of the market of new trucks in Russia - by the end of 8 months of 2020 the decrease was 10%. The fall affected almost all participants in this market, however, among them there were those who, on the contrary, showed the growth. So, in our country, more trucks are being purchased from China.
In August, the number of leasing transactions for motor vehicles exceeded 22 thousand. This is a record in 2020!
In the course of preparing the monthly review "Base of leasing transactions of vehicles in all regions of the Russian Federation for 2020", experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" found out that by the end of August, 22.1 thousand vehicles were leased.
JAC presented an affordable electric car in Russia
On September 22nd, JAC Motors presented in Russia a new compact electric car JAC iEV7S, which is already available for order at dealers.
AVTOVAZ increased sales by 6 % in Russia in September
In September AVTOVAZ sold 35,304 LADA vehicles in the Russian market, including LADA Niva SUV, which is higher by 6.1% than a year before. As noted at AVTOVAZ, the last month showed a clear increase in sales due to the resumption of business activity and consumer demand, along with the renewal of the product offer from LADA.
The world car market fell by 10% in August
The world car market fell by 10.3% to 6 million 406 thousand passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in August. According to the results of eight months of 2020, the sales of cars in the world reached 46 million 226 thousand units (-22.2%), according to the data of the consulting company LMC Automotive.
Russian luxury car market grew by 5% in August
According to the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, in August of 2020, Russians purchased 98 new cars of the Luxury segment. This is higher by 5% than in the same month of the previous year (93 units).
NRF opens a virtual stand
NRF is pleased to welcome you to its virtual stand. Dive into the virtual world of NRF, learn about the latest products, and meet the NRF team online!
Russians began to buy more cars at the age of 8-9 years
Experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" have already reported that the secondary market of passenger cars in Russia by the end of 8 months of 2020 fell by 6%. Meanwhile, depending on the age of cars, the situation may differ, and in some categories there is even the market growth.
KIA will develop 7 new electric models
KIA Motors presented its strategy for the global development of electric vehicles (EV – Electric Vehicles), as well as early sketches of several future battery electric vehicles (BEV - BatteryElectricVehicle), which were originally developed by the brand as electric vehicles.
64% of the Russian car fleet includes foreign cars
The experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" have calculated that as of July 1st, 2020, 28.6 million foreign cars were registered in Russia. This is 64% of the country's total vehicle fleet. In its turn, the share of domestic brands is 36%, or 16 million units.
Only 5% of used cars are sold on credit
According to the assessment of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT", for 8 months of 2020, only 5% of used cars were sold with the usage of classic car loan scheme.
The Russian car market practically remained at the previous year's level in August
Sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles fell by 0.5% to 137,517 vehicles in Russia in August. According to the results of 8 months of 2020, the Russian car market reached 880,198 cars (-16.9%), according to the data of the Association of European Businesses.
Sales of LADA Largus Cross in the special version Quest began in Russia
AVTOVAZ has started sales of a new special version of LADA Largus Cross Quest station wagon. The cost of the five-seat version of the model is 841.9 thousand Rubles; the seven-seat modification will cost 864.9 thousand rubles, the press service of AVTOVAZ reported. As noted, the benefit for additional equipment for LargusCross Quest in compare with the price of a similar package of options at retail will be up to 20%.
Car dealers informed whether to expect a shortage of cars in the autumn
There is a shortage of cars in the Russian car market, which can only worsen due to summer holidays at car plants.
MIMS Automechanika Moscow rescheduled to it`s traditional dates: 23-26 August 2021
New dates of the exhibition – 23-26 August 2021. The Venue is the same - IEC Expocentre.
Used Electric Vehicle Sales grow by 46% this year
According to AUTOSTAT analytic agency, in January - July 2020, residents of our country purchased 2,515 used electric vehicles. That is 45.7% more than for 7 months of the previous year (1,726 vehicles).
AVTOVAZ delivered 40 LADA Largus vans to Ozon service
The fleet of the Ozon "Supermarket" service, which allows you to order fresh food and consumer goods with delivery in Moscow and the Moscow Region, has been supplemented by 40 LADA Largus vans.
1 million electronic vehicle passports issued in Russia
1 million electronic vehicle passports (EVP) have been issued in Russia. We should remind that the first 100 EVP were issued at the beginning of 2019, and in November 2019, there were 100,000 electronic passports in the system.
New vehicle market grew the most in Ural and North-Western Federal Districts
Experts of AUTOSTAT analytic agency decided to analyze the situation in the federal districts of our country following the July growth of the new passenger cars market in Russia (+ 8.5%). We should mention that the positive dynamics was registered in all districts.
285 billion rubles paid for premium vehicles in Russia for six month
Experts of AUTOSTAT analytic agency calculated that about 1 trillion rubles were spent for the new passenger cars in Russia during 6 months of 2020. At the same time, 285 billion rubles were paid for the premium-segment vehicles.
For two months Hyundai sold over 10 thousand vehicles under the updated state programs
Hyundai Motor CIS has summed up the first results of its participation in new and expanded car loan programs with government support, launched on June 1st of this year.
Sales of new Chinese cars grew by 62% in July
In July of 2020, almost 5.3 thousand new cars of Chinese brands were sold in Russia.
Russians began to buy used electric cars more often: in the first half of the year - an increase of 40%
If the market of new electric vehicles in Russia is falling, then the secondary market is growing.
What cars became the most popular in the capital cities in the first half of the year?
KIA Rio and Volkswagen Polo won the title of leaders in the new car market in Moscow and St. Petersburg, respectively.
Production shrank by a third at Lada Izhevsk factory within the first half of 2020
Lada Izhevsk car factory (part of Avtovaz Group) has manufactured 42,603 vehicles within the January-June period of 2020, as reported by the press service of the government of Udmurtia.
Russian Haval plant increases the production rates
Russian Haval plant in the Tula region in September plans to launch the second change of assembly lines for Haval H5 and H9 frame SUVs.
About 1 trillion rubles were spent on the purchase of new cars for six months
According to the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT", in the 1st half of 2020, Russians spent 997.4 billion rubles on the purchase of new passenger cars. This is higher by 16% than in January - June of the previous year.
Demand for used cars has recovered, but the year will be difficult
After the April "quarantine" fall, the Russian used car market started to grow a little in May. And although there is no data on June re-sales yet, the experts of the analytical agency "Autostat" believe that the June figures will be close to the figures in June of 2019, or even slightly exceed them.
Faurecia invests over 400 million rubles in an enterprise in the Togliatti SEZ
The company "Faurecia Automotive Solutions" (part of Faurecia), which produces car seats and components for them, intends to invest 410 million rubles in production in the SEZ "Togliatti" by 2025 and create 513 jobs.
Webinar "Business features of OEM parts suppliers"
The main topic is "Business features of OEM parts suppliers".
It will be banned to repair cars with used spare parts in Russia
The Eurasian Economic Commission has approved amendments to the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On the safety of vehicles."
KAMAZ began the trial assembly of the newest dump truck
KAMAZ has started the assembly of a new product of the K5 family - KAMAZ-6595 dump truck. A new cab was used on the vehicle, a new KAMAZ R6 engine was installed, and new solutions for balancing the suspension were implemented.
Sales of new Chinese cars grew by 14% in Russia
In the first half of 2020, 18.3 thousand new Chinese-made cars were sold in Russia. According to experts of the analytical agency AUTOSTAT, citing AEB data, this is higher by 14% than for the same period of the previous year. Despite the fact that in half of them, in January-June, sales fell, but in the other half of them, the growth was recorded.
The program of vehicle transferring from petrol to gas can be expanded to all of Russia
Regions participating in the program of the preferential transfer of vehicles from petrol to gas should provide people with this opportunity until July 20th. Now there are only 27 such entities, but soon the program can spread throughout Russia, said Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, Anton Inyutsyn.
Three new FAW truck dealerships were opened in Russia
Since the beginning of 2020, three new FAW truck dealerships were opened in Russia – “AvtoKub” in Moscow, Sakhalin Spare Parts Service in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and “Mir Mashin” in Ufa.
KAMAZ overfulfilled the business plan for production and financial indicators in January - May
According to the results of the spread of coronavirus, KAMAZ overfulfilled the business plan for production and financial indicators for five months of 2020, said the company's general director, Sergey Kogogin.
The Russian LCV market fell to the seventh place in Europe in May
The Russian LCV market, which in May reduced the decline rate, nevertheless, fell to the seventh place in the European championship. According to the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ASEA), the sales of light commercial vehicles in Europe fell by 46.2% to 104,366 units in the previous month.
Automechanika Astana and Futuroad Expo Astana 2020 will be held in September
The organizers of Automechanika Astana and Futuroad Expo Astana decided to postpone the dates to the beginning of autumn: the exhibitions will be held on September 3 – 5 at the IEC "EXPO", Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, in strict accordance with the sanitary and epidemiological rules. New dates were chosen on the recommendation of the global brand Automechanika.
LADA XRAY and Largus received a new body color
AvtoVAZ has changed the color scheme of LADA XRAY and Largus models. The red metallic “Fiery Red” is no longer available to them, and it has appeared instead of a new red metallic called “Red Alloy”.
There were named the market bestsellers in the Russian federal districts
Experts of the analytical agency AUTOSTAT conducted a study of the Russian market of new cars in May of this year and identified the most popular models in the federal districts of the country.
The 450 000 LADA Vesta car was released in Russia
LADA Izhevsk plant has produced the 450,000th car of the LADA Vesta family since the start of production of this model in September of 2016. The anniversary was LADA Vesta SW Cross off-road station wagon in Luxe configuration, equipped with an automatic continuously variable transmission, 1.6 liter engine (113 HP) and metallic diving painted in color blue.
How many new cars did Russians buy in May?
In May 2020, the inhabitants of our country became the owners * of almost 62 thousand new cars. According to agency experts, this figure is approximately twice less than it was in May of the previous year (118 thousand units), but at the same time higher by 13% than in April of the previous year (54.5 thousand units).
Half of all foreign cars in the Russian Federation are produced at three car plants
During the preparation of the report “Automotive industry in Russia. Results of 2019, prospects”, the experts of the analytical agency“ AUTOSTAT ”estimated that for the last year, 1.2 million units of automotive vehicles of foreign brands were produced in our country.
KAMAZ will deliver components for Aurus cars
The production of components for the Russian Aurus premium car will be launched in cooperation with KAMAZ, said the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov.
Russia plans to reach the production of 2.38 million passenger cars per a year by 2035
Russia plans to produce 2.38 million passenger cars per a year by 2035, as well as 230 thousand light commercial vehicles and 117 thousand trucks, as well as 43 thousand buses, follows from the consolidated strategy for the development of the manufacturing industry of the Russian Federation until 2024 and for the period until 2035.
How has the structure of the Russian car market by body type changed for 10 years?
Experts of the analytical agency "AUTOSTAT" studied the market of new cars for the last 10 years (since 2010) and found out what type of body was popular among Russians then and what their preferences are now.
In 2019, AvtoVAZ earned the profit under RAS for the first time since 2012
According to the results of 2019, Volkswagen Group Rus Company earned 17.988 billion rubles of net profit under RAS, which is two times higher than the previous year, follows from the company's report.
Volkswagen doubled its net profit under RAS in Russia in 2019
According to the results of 2019, Volkswagen Group Rus Company earned 17.988 billion rubles of net profit under RAS, which is two times higher than the previous year, follows from the company's report.
Jeep cars are available at the Sberauto marketplace
Since June 1st, 2020, Jeep brand began the cooperation with the Sberauto marketplace.
UAZ entered the TOP-10 of brands of the Russian car market in April
In April, the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant sold 862 vehicles in the Russian market, which is 75% less than a year ago. As a result, UAZ entered the TOP-10 of leaders in sales among all automakers in Russia.
PSA Group strengthens its position in the Russian LCV market
In the four months of 2020, sales of Peugeot and Citroen commercial vans in Russia grew by 16.5%, while sales of passenger minibuses grew by 16.3%. The total share of sales of passenger buses and commercial vans in the total sales of the PSA Group is 52%.
In Moscow region, dealers resumed the car sales
In the Moscow region since May 25th, dealerships resumed the work. It was announced by the governor of the region Andrei Vorobyov in his video message on the restrictions mitigating imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19.
MIMS Automechanika Moscow postponed to November 2020
Due to the World Health Organization (WHO) that declared COVID-19 a global pandemic and unprecedent restrictive measures taken by most of the world’s governments for the safety of their citizens, ITEMF Expo had to postpone MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2020.
KAMAZ began the sales of new generation tractors
KAMAZ began the sales of the flagship of the latest K5 line - KAMAZ-54901 trunk tractor, the production of which was launched in 2019. Prior to the start of sales, lots of new tractors were handed over to several large carriers for test operation, the model was tested in real conditions of transportation and finalized by the manufacturer according to customer reviews, KAMAZ press service reported. The price list of a vehicle is 7 million 099 thousand 200 rubles (including a service contract).
We are looking forward to seeing you!
Soon the time of self-isolation will pass and we will start to act, operate, meet and communicate offline. We are looking forward to seeing you!
Hyundai spoke about its plans in Russia
Hyundai does not change plans to bring new models to the Russian market in 2020. This was stated by the managing director of Hyundai Motor CIS, Alexey Kalitsev. “In February-March, we updated completely Solaris and Creta, they are now being released in the facelift. We are preparing actively the certification of two new models of Hyundai brand. We plan to launch Palisade, our flagship SUV, and the new generation of Elantra in the autumn.
Chinese car market stabilized in April after coronavirus pandemic
According to the results of April, sales of passenger cars in China decreased by 2.6% and reached 1 million 536 thousand units. According to the results of four months of 2020, Chinese car market fell by 35.3% to 4 million 433 thousand cars. According to the Chinese Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), stabilization of the car market in April was facilitated by the weakening of quarantine measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as well as pent-up consumer demand, which had formed in the previous few months.
The Russian car market is the second one in Europe in April
The Russian car market, despite a 70 percent drop in April, rose to the second place in the European championship. According to data obtained by the AUTOSTAT agency in the national associations of car manufacturers in Europe, Germany became the leader in car sales in April, where 120,840 cars were sold (-61.1%).
TOP-10 of the most popular new cars among Russians in April
Experts of the analytical agency AUTOSTAT have already reported that in April, the residents of the Russian Federation bought new cars 3 times less than in March. Now we give a list of the most popular models of the previous month.
Electric UAZ "Hunter" is estimated in Europe at 40 thousand Euros
Czech company MW Motors has developed an electric car based on the UAZ Hunter SUV, called Spartan. Sales of new items should begin before the end of this year, those who want to buy SUV will have to pay 40 thousand Euros.
The major topic of IMAF—2020
THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY: FORECASTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Messe Frankfurt has announced new dates of Automechanika Frankfurt
Due to the current global situation with coronavirus pandemic and existing travel restrictions, Messe Frankfurt together with strategic partners and industry associations has decided to postpone Automechanika Frankfurt.
Renault plant resumes the car production in Moscow
Since April 27th, 2020, Moscow Renault plant is gradually resuming the car production. The company was included in the list of backbone enterprises prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and received permission from the Moscow government to launch the conveyor.
AvtoVAZ released the anniversary special version of LADA Vesta
AvtoVAZ started the sales of LADA Vesta SW in a special performance Limited Edition. The version is intended for the Belarusian market and released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Volga Automobile Plant. The novelty differs from ordinary station wagons with special equipment, Motor.ru writes.
Visitor registration is open
We are excited to announce that the visitor registration is now open! We believe that the situation in the world will soon change for the better and the preparations for the show are in full swing!
600 million rubles state support for the manufacturers of gas-fuel LCVs
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has proposed the allocation of subsidies, at a minimum amount of 600 million rubles for the manufacturers of gas-fuel LCVs for the year 2020, according to the relevant government decree.
Haval will build a new engine plant in Tula region
As reported by Haval Motor Rus press office, within the framework of the strategy of localisation in the Russian market, Haval is in the process of designing its own engine plant, which will provide the Tula Automobile Plant of Haval with locally manufactured engines.
Avtotor has increased its localisation rate by 30%
As reported by the company press office, Avtotor is expanding cooperation with car component manufacturers, operating in Russia and throughout the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union. Thereby, the total volume of purchases made within the domestic market of the EEU has exceeded 2.2 billion rubles.
OMG has taken over the URAL Automobile Plant
According to the news agency Interfax, the United Engineering Group (OMG) has become the sole owner of the truck manufacturer: Ural Automobile Plant, alongside RM-Terex (managing Tverskoy Excavator, Chelyabinsk Construction and Road Machines, Bryansk Arsenal and Zavolzhsky Caterpillar Tractor Plant). 47.2% of Yaroslav Engine Plant has also been acquired by the company, a similar share remaining with GAZ.
Ford Sollers has increased localisation on Transit models
As announced by Ford Sollers press office, within the framework of the localisation process, all Ford Transit versions are now equipped with parabolic single-leaf springs with improved rubber-metal hinges, manufactured at the Chusovsky Metallurgical Plant (ChMZ). As proven by the results of road tests, the products of ChMZ not only comply with all the standards of Ford, but also are able to compete with the world’s leading counterparts on equal terms.
6.3 thousand electric cars are registered in Russia
According to Autostat data, by the end of 2019, 6.3 thousand electric cars are registered in Russia.
Russian LCV market has increased by 7% in January 2020
The Russian LCV market has amounted to 7,571 units in January 2020, indicating a 7.3% year-on-year increase, as reported by Autostat.
Russian car market has increased by 2% in January 2020
As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, Russian car market has increased by 1.8%, or by 1,799 units year-on-year within the first month of 2020, and amounted to 102,102 vehicles.
Russian new bus market has grown by 6% in 2019
Russian new bus market (excluding LCVs) has amounted to 13.8 thousand vehicles in 2019, following a 6.3% year-on-year rise.
11th International Moscow Automotive Forum
We are glad to announce the date of the IMAF 2020 (11th International Moscow Automotive Forum), organized in cooperation with the Association of European Businesses (AEB).
UAZ exports have grown by 29% in 2019
UAZ exports have grown by 29% in 2019. Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant has achieved the biggest growth in countries outside the CIS region, where exports rose by 73%, as reported by the company press office. The growth is explained by the expansion of the geography of sales and the model range in the existing markets.
AEB has responded to allegations concerning the possible exit of some OEMs from the Russian market
Despite no statement has been made by the Automobile Manufacturers Committee of the Association of European Businesses – AEB as to the exit of one of the car makers from the Russian market as yet, such a possibility exists due to the tightening of requirements for the localisation of production. The relevant statement has been made by the committee chairman Joerg Schreiber, during the conference.
Top 25 best-selling cars in 2019 in Russia
AEB has published the ranking top 25 best-selling cars in 2019 in Russia.
Moscow has the largest car sharing fleet in the world
The volume of Moscow’s car sharing fleet amounts to 30,000 vehicles, as of the end of 2019. According to Autostat data, the fleet has practically doubled in size last year. As a result, Moscow has become the leader amongst the megacities of the world.
Russian government is studying measures to stimulate the automotive components industry
The government has approved a plan on the development strategy of the automotive supplier industry until 2025, which proposes the formulation of a number of tax exemptions and financial incentives for the localisation of the production of automotive components in Russia in 2020. The approved plan has been published on the website of the government.
Avtotor has revealed its production plan for 2020
Kaliningrad car plant Avtotor plans to maintain the production volume of 2019 in 2020. The relevant statement has been made to Autostat by the press office of the company, noting that the estimated figures may be adjusted depending on the market situation.
Novares has opened an engine parts manufacturing plant in Togliatti
The French plastic parts supplier Novares has opened its first manufacturing site in Russia, as announced by the company press office.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season and all the best in the coming year!
Car-sharing prospect in Russia
The first car-sharing was launched in Russia in 2012. In recent years the service has been rapidly developing. As of November 2019 the Russian car-sharing park consisted of 39 thousand vehicles.
The serial production of Aurus will start within the first quarter of 2021
The serial production of the Russian automobile Aurus will start within the first quarter of 2021 at Ford Sollers factory in Elabuga in Tatarstan, as stated by the press office of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, following the visit of the minister Denis Manturov to the plant.
AVTOVAZ acquires the shares of General Motors in GM-AVTOVAZ joint venture
Avtovaz acquires the shares of General Motors in GM-Avtovaz joint venture, as reported by the press office of the company.
Electric cars have been exempted from transport tax in Moscow
RusAutoNewsCom.- Moscow City Council has adopted a law on the exemption of electric cars from transport tax for the duration of five years in three readings. The aforementioned decision has been taken during a meeting of the city parliament.
New slogan for the Automechanika brand
The Automechanika brand has a new slogan: “Meet the innovation drivers”. Our new slogan highlights Automechanika’s role as the leading international platform for innovations – not only for the aftermarket, but for tomorrow’s mobility concepts as well.
Post release - MIMS Automechanika Moscow-the main business platform oh the industry
Being a leading business platform in Russia and Eastern Europe, MIMS Automechanika Moscow annually reaffirms its status as a major event for car aftersales service industry.
TASS.- The support measures taken by the Russian government in July will stimulate an increase in car production by 10% at the end of 2019
The relevant statement has been made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Denis Manturov, during an interview with Russia-24 TV channel, on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum.
FLEX WIPER ENTERPRISES CO., LTD at MIMS Automechanika Moscow
FLEX WIPER ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. is a professional wiper blade manufacturer with more than 20 years experience in this field who specialized in Universal Steel Wiper, Snow Wiper, Truck & Bus Wiper and also Refill, we have complete equipments and own R&D team to control all quality for our customers.
Press Release: MAF – X International Moscow Automotive Forum
IMAF — X Anniversary International Moscow Automotive Forum will be held on August 27–28 in IEC “Expocentre” within the framework of MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2019 Exhibition.
Press Release MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2019
International exhibition of automotive spare parts, automotive components, equipment and vehicle maintenance products.
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News of our exhibitors: PETROVOLL LUBRICANTS & GREASES
Our Petrovoll products are all made utilizing European standards and are offered at highly competitive rates to our customers and partners worldwide.
MITAC DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION at MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2019
Mio, the worldwide GPS and Dash Cam leading brand, develops and markets products which enable users to take advantage of the latest developments in automotive technology services.
ARWANI MOTOR PARTS LLC at MIMS Automechanika Moscow
Arwani Motor Parts (AMP) is a trading and distributing company headquartered in Dubai in the field of OEM and Aftermarket Auto Spare Parts for Korean and Japanese vehicles. We are a leading company with more than 5,000 clients in the Middle East, Africa, CIS, and other regions across the globe.
News of our exhibiting company: B CAR AUTO PARTS S.L.U
B CAR is a worldwide reference for supplying GEARBOX CABLES for passenger cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Duties. Gearbox Cable is not a very known product, as nobody offers a complete range in the Independent Aftermarket.
At MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2019 Japanparts Group presents “New Range 2019”: the new complete range for the Japanparts, Ashika and Japko brands
The spare parts for Asiatic, European and American vehicles distributed by the Japanparts Group now total 30,792 reference codes for each of the three brands. However, with the extension the Japanparts Group will increase its range by around 8,000 reference codes for each of the brands.
E.Co. srl at MIMS Automechanika Moscow
Manufacturers of standard high quality spare parts for the Automotive (fasteners, repairing kits, bumper brackets, number plate holders).
The main Internet portal of the IMAF 10th anniversary is Auto.ru
Auto.ru is a classifieds platform for used and new cars, commercial vehicles and spare parts. The quality of the cars advertised on our platform is in our key focus and we put great efforts to provide users with the means to find the exact car they are looking for.
Alexander Migal has been confirmed as a speaker of the plenary session “Future of Russian automotive industry”
Alexander Migal, Managing Director of KIA Motors Rus has been confirmed as a speaker of the plenary session “Future of Russian automotive industry” of the IMAF 10th anniversary.
The Partner of X IMAF - DLA Piper
The Partner of X IMAF - DLA Piper is a global law firm with offices located in more than 40 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Axel Bense as a speaker at the plenary session of the IMAF 10th anniversary
We are pleased to announce that Axel Bense, General Manager, Mercedes Benz Manufacturing Rus has been confirmed as a speaker at the plenary session of the IMAF 10th anniversary.
Partner country of IMAF - Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OIB)
Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OIB) was formed in 1991 under the title of Uludag Vehicle and Auxiliary Industry Exporters' Association (UTAYSIB) with 246 members and exports of $163 million under the umbrella of the Uludag Exporters' Association.