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29.09.2017 / AVTOVAZ selects alternative gear boxes for Lada

In the future Russian Lada cars will be equipped with two new gear boxes. The matter concerns CVT and automatic gear box. AVTOVAZ engineers will prepare a modified version Jatco CVT7 JF015E for Lada versions with CVT.


28.09.2017 / The average MTPL payment increased by 20% over eight months of 2017

According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), in August 2017 the average MTPL payment grew by 5% and made 77.749 thousand rubles, while the average premium decreased by 5% to 5.813 thousand rubles.


28.09.2017 / The price for Mitsubishi Pajero Sport decreased by 200 thousand rubles

Mitsubishi decided to reduce prices for Pajero Sport SUV for the Russian market. Adjustment of price lists is connected primarily with the resumption of SUV assembly at the plant in Kaluga.

Beginning September 27 prices for all Pajero Sport versions decreased by 200 thousand rubles.


28.09.2017 / Chrysler will bring minivan in Russia

Chrysler will launch a new Pacifica minivan to the Russian market. It is expected that the car will become available in dealer centers this year.

In Russia Chrysler Pacifica will be offered in only one version Limited Platinum with petrol engine V6 3.6 capacity of 279 HP and 9-speed automatic gear box. 


27.09.2017 / Development of a new crossover is not a priority for UAZ

Ulyanovsk automobile plant continues to work on a compact crossover with the unitized body. The project is identified as UAZ-3170; previously, the plant patented the approximate crossover exterior.
UAZ notes that its priority is to create the universal cargo and passenger platform. Because of the limited resources the company cannot simultaneously develop all cars, so the crossover creation is put off.


27.09.2017 / United Automobile Corporation (UAC) will sell Borgward cars in Russia

Borgward and Oleg Barabanov of United Automobile Corporation (UAC) signed a cooperation agreement. UAC will be the first dealer of the brand in Russia and the only in Saint Petersburg. Pre-sales will start in the middle of 2018. Possibly UAC will become a distribution partner of Borgward.


26.09.2017 / «Klyuchavto» automobile holding opened the first company in a segment of used cars in Stavropol.

«Klyuchavto-Select» direction is an independent project of the holding, specializing in buying and selling used cars and a number of additional services. 
The total area of a center is 180 square meters, 70 square meters of which are occupied by the client zone and showroom. Service zone with several posts for the car technical diagnostics covers 90 square meters.


26.09.2017 / Mitsubishi will resume sales of ASX model

Mitsubishi Motors announced the return of ASX compact crossover to the Russian market, deliveries of which ceased in the beginning of 2016. Prices for cars assembled in Japan vary from 1 099 000 to 1 479 990 rubles.
The updated version of the model was brought to Russia, it differs from its predecessor in the new led optics and extended wheel arches.


25.09.2017 / 25/09/2017 Industrial assembly regime: what will come in the stead?

In the near future the Government of the Russian Federation may coordinate the transfer of the automotive industry to the new investment regime beginning 2018. Special investment contract (SPIC) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the «new industrial assembly» of the Ministry of Economics claimed to this role. SPIC has repeatedly been criticized because of lack of transparency and significant preferences to existing investors, while the new industrial assembly involves equal access to state support and compensation of duties.


25.09.2017 / Update of UAZ Patriot versions

UAZ decided to reconsider versions of Patriot SUV. The base version now called «Classic» is offered to customers at the price from 699 000 rubles. The car is equipped with a power-driven transfer gear box, electric windows of front and rear doors, as well as electrically adjustable and heated door rear mirrors.