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02.04.2020 / MTPL discounts and premiums were recalculated for all car owners in Russia

On April 1, the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI) recalculated the «bonus-malus» coefficient (KBM), the so–called discount/premium depending on the driver's accident history, for all car owners. Now KBM is determined for the calendar year, but not for year of the policy validity as it was previously...


02.04.2020 / Dealerships are mastering online work

Several auto centers in Moscow and the Moscow region - LADA Zelenograd, KIA Center Zelenograd, KIA Center Sheremetyevo and MARS Motors (official Hyundai dealer) - organized a full-fledged online work.
Recall that earlier Fresh Auto announced the launch of online sales of cars in its branches throughout Russia...


02.04.2020 / In 2020 13 thousand cars were issued under financial leasing

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, in January-February 2020 20.8 thousand financial leasing contracts for vehicles and trailers were concluded, which was a 15% decline year-on-year. Cars accounted for 60% of these contracts...


01.04.2020 / The procedure of passing technical inspection is changing in Russia

The State Duma adopted amendments to the procedure of passing technical inspection for cars.
According to the previous order, cars, trucks with GVW of up to 3.5 tons, motorcycles aged from 3 to 7 years had to pass technical inspection every two years, those older than 7 years - once a year.


01.04.2020 / Financing of preferential auto loan programs increases to 10.5 billion rubles

To support the economy in connection with the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation increases the financing of preferential auto loan programs to 10.5 billion rubles. The subsidy for the «First car» and «Family car» programs for 2020 was 5 billion rubles.


01.04.2020 / The recycling tax for cars temporarily imported to the Russian Federation can be canceled

It is offered to cancel the recycling tax for vehicles temporarily imported to the Russian Federation. The first reading of corresponding bill was adopted by the State Duma.
The draft law was developed in order to implement the decision of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation of July 19, 2019.


01.04.2020 / Kia customers can remotely pay auto loans

Clients of Rusfinance Bank and Sovcombank can pay loans for Kia cars remotely and without commission. This will allow customers to avoid visiting bank offices or other premises with ATMs and thus reduce the risk of infection with the COVID-19 virus...


01.04.2020 / Price dynamics for popular premium cars

Russian Automotive Market Research analyzed average prices for popular premium cars from 2012 to March 2020.
For the reporting period prices for new BMW cars showed the most significant growth. In 2012 the average price for a new car of the Bavarian brand was 2.5 million rubles, while in January-March 2020 it reached 5.5 million rubles...


31.03.2020 / How do average car prices change?

Russian Automotive Market Research analyzed average prices for new cars in Russia, excluding premium brands, in the period from 2012 to March 2020.
In March 2020 the US dollar-ruble exchange rate sharply grew again. However, many automakers have not yet adjusted prices for cars in accordance with the exchange rate and prices remain at the level of January-February 2020...


31.03.2020 / ROLF Group temporarily switches to online car sales

All Rolf Group dealerships will be closed for customers from March 28 to April 5 inclusive.
The company is switching to the remote car purchase service. During this period, online services including the selection and booking of new and used cars and registration for the maintenance are available for customers...