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30.11.2016 / The average MTPL payment made 72.3 thousand rubles in October 2016

According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), in October 2016 the average MTPL payment increased by 29% and amounted to 72 277 rubles in comparison with the similar period of the last year. The average premium remained almost at the level of October of the last year and made 6.1 thousand rubles.


29.11.2016 / The production of electric cars may be launched in the Far East

In the Primorsky region it is planned to organize the production of electric cars based on used cars from Japan. The corresponding agreement was concluded by the Japanese Arai Shoji with the government of the Primorsky region and Sumotori holding. 


29.11.2016 / The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to change the existing procedure of localization level calculation

Central Scientific Research Automobile and Engine Institute (NAMI) will develop the new procedure of localization calculation for the Department of Automotive and Railway engineering of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.


28.11.2016 / Lifan opened a new center in Izhevsk

Lifan Motors Rus opened a new dealer center «Autocenter Garant» in Izhevsk. The brand dealer in the capital of Udmurtia became Garant GC - Mitsubishi and GAZ dealer.
Dealer center «Garant» has a total area of 3215.6 square meters. The showroom occupies 254 square meters. 


28.11.2016 / AVTOVAZ postpones export of LADA Vesta

AVTOVAZ finishes work on preparation of LADA Vesta sedan for export to the European Union. The company prepares for the production, carries out procedures of certification and homologation, as well as validation tests. However, supply of cars, particularly, in Germany, will not be carried out till the end of the year


25.11.2016 / Cars will be equipped with «black boxes»

The Ministry of Industry and Trade allocated subsidy of 7.5 million rubles for the development of «black boxes» for cars. The device will be developed by Scientific Research Institute of Computer Complexes named after M. A. Kartsev (NIIVK). To prepare the legal framework for the introduction of innovation an interagency working group will be created.


25.11.2016 / Launch of sales of Changan CS35 in Russia

The Chinese Changan launched Russian sales of CS35 crossover in Russia. Car prices start from 747 900 rubles. The model is assembled at the plant in the Lipetsk region. Four crossover versions will be available to Russian buyers: two with manual gear box and two with automatic one.


24.11.2016 / Ford cars will be available with a discount during sales

Ford Sollers will become the first automaker, which will take part in the all-Russian action «Real Black Friday-2016». In the period from November 24 to November 30, 2016, all official Ford dealerships in Russia will offer special terms for the purchase of two Ford models - Focus and Kuga.


24.11.2016 / «Avtotor» launched the production of the updated BMW X1

«Avtotor» plant in Kaliningrad launched the production of BMW X1 compact crossover of the second generation. The plant prepared for the production of the new BMW X1 since April 2016. So, especially for the production of X1 it produced the new equipment, purchased more than 200 items of the new tools. In the process of production the plant uses 1342 different parts, some of which are delivered at the plant directly from BMW system suppliers.


23.11.2016 / Launch of the production of Volkswagen Tiguan of the new generation in Kaluga

Volkswagen launched the production of Tiguan crossover of the new generation at the plant in Kaluga. Investment into the production amounted to 180 million euros. Car sales in the Russian market will begin in the first quarter of 2017.