Daimler will invest 250 million euros in the construction of a plant in the Moscow region. Assembly of cars on a new site will begin in 2019. Mercedes E-Class sedans, as well as some crossovers of the brand will roll off the company assembly line. Daimler partner in this project will be KAMAZ.
The company presented the restyled Kia Mohave SUV for the Russian market. Car sales will start in April 2017. The cost of the model will be announced later. Currently pre-restyled version of the car at the price from 2 399 900 rubles is sold in Russia.
According to the National Bureau of Credit Histories (NBCH), in the fourth quarter of 2016 the average amount of auto loan in Russia amounted to 656.6 thousand rubles, having increased by 14.4% or 82.5 thousand rubles (in the fourth quarter of 2015 – 574.1 thousand rubles).
In 2017 Ulyanovsk automobile plant plans to double the export of cars. The company returned to markets of Latin American (it launched sales of cars in such countries as Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti, Paraguay, Bolivia, Philippines), plans to develop relations with China and Vietnam. At the moment UAZ works on the creation of a RHD car in order to enter markets of countries, in which RHD cars are operated...
Hyundai Motor CIS opened the new Hyundai dealerships, which belongs to Avtorus GC, in Moscow. The dealership has already started working in the technical mode.
Area of the showroom, which can accommodate up to 9 cars, is 676 square meters, and the mechanical shop with zone of interactive acceptance covers 527 square meters.
In 2016 Volkswagen Group Rus produced 147 thousand cars in Russia, which is a 8.9% increase on the previous year (135 thousand units). Last year 110 thousand cars rolled off the assembly line of the company's plant in Kaluga and 37 thousand cars were manufactured at the production site in Nizhny Novgorod.
Hyundai plant in Saint Petersburg launched mass production of Solaris sedan of the new generation. Dealers will receive cars in February-March 2017. Prices for the car have not been announced yet. Start of production of the new model was preceded by a long period of preparation of the production line and the car adaptation to Russian conditions.
Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant takes part in the First international motor show of Iran «Iran Auto Show 2017», which takes place in Tehran. The Russian company presents two cars at its stand – UAZ Patriot and UAZ Pickup. UAZ partner in Iran is Tavan Khodro Jey Co, which became the official distributor of cars of the Russian brand.
Genesis G80 sedan will be available in the Russian market beginning March 2017. G80 is an updated version of Hyundai Genesis of 2013 model year. Along with the change of the brand the car received a slightly modified exterior and interior, non-locking selector of automatic gear box and several new options.
Datsun increased the cost of on-DO sedans and mi-DO hatchbacks of 2017 year of manufacture by six thousand rubles. The price for on-DO basic version remained unchanged.
Datsun on-DO sedan is now available at the price from 436 thousand rubles with manual gear box and from 518 thousand rubles with automatic gear box.