AVTOVAZ completes the launch of serial production of the new 1.8-liter engine capacity of 122.5 HP. In December the company begins to install engines under the hood of a new LADA XRAY hatchback, in 2016 this engine is planned to be adapted for LADA Vesta, and subsequently
The claimed level of localization of Lada XRAY is 50%, over time it is expected to reach 75%. The car is made of 1800 parts, which are produced by 250 suppliers.
AVTOVAZ launched the production of LADA Largus vans and station wagons with 1.6-liter 8-valve VAZ engine, which is installed on Granta and Kalina models. In the line-up it replaced Renault unit of a similar displacement, which was installed in Largus cars since the production launch.
The Japanese company «Hi-Lex Rus» started the test operation on its site in SEZ «Togliatti». The plant has already produced a test batch of gear box cables for cars, in the future it also plans to manufacture window raisers, hood catch cables and fuel filler hatch.
The Japanese company «Atsumitec Toyota Tsusho Rus» (the resident of the SEZ Togliatti) launched the test production of gear shifts.
The main consumer of products will be AVTOVAZ–Renault–Nissan Alliance. In addition, products are delivered to the company OAG in Izhevsk and GAZ plant in Nizhniy Novgorod.
Mercedes launched the production of Euro-5 engines for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Classic, manufactured in Nizhny Novgorod, at Autodiesel plant in Yaroslavl. The engine is available in two versions – capacity of 109 and 136 HP.
The expert council of the Fund of industry development in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation approved the provision of 500 million rubles under 5% per annum to the company AKOM from the Samara region. Using this loan AKOM fund will organize serial production of three types of batteries with high cyclic durability of the current (EFB, AGM, GEL)
As part of its long-term strategy of localization Ford Sollers started the serial equipment of engines, production of which is established at the plant in Elabuga, with aluminum parts of the company RUSAL.
The Eurasian Economic Commission imposed anti-dumping duty on Chinese tires for trucks, buses, trolleybuses, dump trucks, trailers and semi-trailers. The amount of this duty is individual for each manufacturer of tires from China and will vary from 14.79% to 35.35% of their customs value. The duty will be valid for a period of 5 years.
«CIE Automotive Rus» officially opened the plant producing aluminum castings for cars. The new plant in Togliatti will manufacture products for AVTOVAZ-Renault-Nissan Alliance. Investment into the new project will be about 2 billion rubles.