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30.03.2018 / The price for a localized Skoda Kodiaq will start from 1.34 million rubles

Skoda announced the base price for Kodiaq crossover assembled in Russia. The car has been already produced at GAZ Group plant.
The cost of the basic version of Kodiaq crossover assembled in Russia will start from 1 339 000 rubles. The initial version of the crossover is equipped with 1.4-liter petrol engine capacity of 125 HP...


29.03.2018 / Chery developed installment program for the purchase of its cars

Chery developed a new offer for its customers – installments for the purchase of Tiggo crossovers for a term of 36 months.
Under the «Installment for 36 months» offer the initial payment shall be 50% or more of the selected Chery car value. The remaining part of the car cost is paid during 36 months in equal installments.


28.03.2018 / In January-February 2018 Russian automobile plants produced more than 250 thousand vehicles

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, in January-February 2018 258.5 thousand vehicles were produced in Russia, which is a 27% increase on the similar period of 2017. Cars account for more than 90% of this amount. Over the first two months of 2018 their production grew by 30% and reached 235.1 thousand units.


28.03.2018 / The new Ford Explorer is available at the price from 2.7 million rubles

Ford launches sales of an updated version of Explorer in Russia. The car is available for purchase in three versions: XLT, Limited and Limited Plus. Prices for a novelty start from       2 699 thousand rubles. The top SUV version costs 3 142 thousand rubles. The seven-seat car received some changes in the exterior, improved sound insulation, as well as technical innovations.


27.03.2018 / Sales of the «youngest» cars grow in the used car market

Cars aged 6-10 years and 11-15 years account for the bulk of sales in the used car market. In January-February 2018 shares of cars of these age categories were 34% and 25%, respectively.
In comparison with January-February 2017 the «youngest» segments of the used car market showed sales growth...


26.03.2018 / Hyundai opened a new center in Saratov

«Hyundai Motor CIS» opened a new Hyundai «Elvis Premium» dealership in Saratov.  The new dealership is located in the center of Saratov. The total area is 8 thousand square meters. The showroom area of 825.1 square meters presents the entire model line-up of Hyundai cars.


26.03.2018 / UAZ improves the car assembly quality

Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant put into operation ZEISS double-column coordinate measuring machine. The new equipment significantly increases the accuracy and speed of measurements of body parts and thereby improves the quality of UAZ car assembly.


23.03.2018 / New export support measures for the automotive industry were developed

This year the Russian government will continue to support the vehicle export.  The matter concerns both traditional support measures (reduction of transportation costs of automakers, investments in the homologation system and others) and two completely new ones. The first one of them is assistance in the promotion of goods abroad, participation in exhibitions...


23.03.2018 / Zero import duties are no longer considered as a measure to support the electric transport market

The RF Ministry of Industry and Trade does not support zero duties on electric cars in the medium term. The Ministry believes that their zeroing will have a negative impact on the development of the electric car production in Russia. Currently in order to support the production and development of the electric transport market the program aimed to stimulate demand for electric transport ...


22.03.2018 / The new rates of the recycling tax for cars were approved

The Russian government approved new rates of the recycling tax for cars. The new standards depend on the engine displacement and will come into force on April 1, 2018. 
The recycling tax for cars with engine displacement of up to 1 liter will increase by 17.86% to 33 thousand rubles, from 1 to 2 liters – by 90% to 84 thousand rubles ...