Subaru decided to return Legacy sedan to the Russian market. The restyled car is offered to customers in two versions: Elegance and Premium ES. Prices for the novelty start from 2 069 thousand rubles.
The sedan received 2.5-liter petrol engine capacity of 175 HP in combination with continuously variable transmission Lineartronic CVT.
Lifan Myway crossover received new versions in the Russian market. Initially the car was available in Russia only in one version Luxury with five-speed manual gear box. Now two more versions are offered to customers - basic Comfort and top Luxury+. In addition, the model received five-speed automatic gear box, however, the new transmission is provided only for the most expensive version Luxury+.
Klyuchavto became a partner of Hyundai Motor CIS in Moscow. The largest holding company in the South of Russia and the brand's representative office signed the dealer agreement, under which the first center of the brand of the Moscow Klyuchavto division was opened.
A plant for the production of Mercedes-Benz cars in Solnechnogorsk district of the Moscow region is constructed at a planned pace. In June 2017 the first stone in the plant construction was laid in the industrial park «Esipovo». To date shops have been already built, equipment was delivered in the paint complex, it is planned to test the line in November.
Distributor of CHERY cars in Russia and «Yandex» signed a memorandum of intent on cooperation in the framework of «Yandex.Auto» project. Basic versions of CHERY TIGGO 5 crossovers will be equipped with a multimedia system with Yandex.Auto built-in platform. Cars with this option are already available in official dealer centers of the CHERY brand.
Toyota plant in Saint-Petersburg launched the production of Toyota Camry of the new generation.
The eighth generation of the model received the most significant changes in the car history. The car is based on the new GA-K platform of Toyota New Global Architecture.
KIA Motors Rus opened the new KIA Klyuchavto dealership in Rostov-on-Don. A total of seven KIA dealers now operate in the Rostov-on-Don region, four of them in Rostov-on-Don.
The new Klyuchavto dealership with a total area of more than 4430 square meters is designed in accordance with KIA’s Red Cube standards. Area of the showroom is 750 square meters.
Beginning July 1, 2018 Toyota will begin to accept orders in Russia for a new C-HR compact crossover. The model will be available with two petrol engines and in three versions at the price from 1 299 000 rubles.
The model is based on the new TNGA scalable architecture - Toyota New Global Architecture.
The authorities of Russia and BMW concern began the final stage of negotiations on the construction of a plant in Kaliningrad.
The Kaliningrad region will provide BMW with the land plot for the construction with the infrastructure and communications required for the project implementation.
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, as of May 2018, there are 56 official car dealers in the Far Eastern federal district, which is only 1.7% of their total number in Russia. The majority of dealerships in the Far East belongs to UAZ - 8 centers, Lada with 7 centers is on the second place. In addition, Mitsubishi has a large number of dealerships in the Far East (against other brands) – 6 centers.