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.
Producers and consumers of chemical goods created a union, which includes Obninskorgsintez JSC (the Kaluga region, Obninsk), TECHNOFORM JSC (the Moscow region, Klimovsk), Tosol-Sintez-Invest LLC (the Nizhny Novgorod region, Dzerzhinsk).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade offers to include producers of automotive components in the list of enterprises, which affect the industry and trade. Due to this automotive component industry will be able to receive the additional support. However, the list may include only those manufacturers of automotive components, the revenue of which exceeds 500 million rubles and the number of employees - 50 people.