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.