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.
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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.