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08.11.2019 / Grodno received the first autonomous MAZ trolleybuses

Grodno (Belarus) received the first autonomous trolleybuses manufactured by Minsk automobile plant. Such trolleybuses can be sent to remote areas of the city without the construction of power lines.
The new MAZ trolleybus can travel 15 km without recharging...

29.10.2019 / The plant for the production of Kirovets tractors opened in Kazakhstan

Within the framework of the program of joint actions in the field of development of the Kazakh-Russian production cooperation the plant manufacturing Kirovets tractors opened in Kostanay. Production is set up in the Industrial zone together with Saint Petersburg tractor plant JSC.

28.10.2019 / How many cars are in the vehicle population of Azerbaijan?

As of January 1, 2019 there were 1 170.7 thousand cars, 147.3 thousand trucks and 30.7 thousand buses in the vehicle population of Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan's vehicle population is «aging»...

21.10.2019 / Russian brands are leaders in the Belarusian market

In the first half of 2019 car sales in Belarus reached 31.61 thousand units, which was a 39.5% rise on the same period of 2018.
For the reporting period Minsk, Minsk and Vitebsk regions were leaders by new car sales.

15.10.2019 / MAZ and Weichai engine manufacturing plant was launched in Belarus

MAZ and Weichai put into operation the enterprise producing diesel engines in the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park «Great stone». The joint venture «MAZ- Weichai» will be engaged in in the engine production.
The total investment in the construction of the plant amounted to about 20 million US dollars.

26.09.2019 / Launch of sales of the limited LADA XRAY #CLUB edition in Belarus

The limited version of XRAY crossover called #CLUB appeared in the new Lada dealer network in Belarus.
Externally, LADA XRAY #CLUB features two-tone alloy R16 wheel disks with diamond polishing, reinforced tinted rear windows and black gloss rear view mirror housings ...

11.09.2019 / The new LADA center opened in Minsk

The grand opening of the country's largest Lada dealership took place in Minsk.
The new «LOSANG» center includes an exhibition hall for new cars with a total area of 2 000 m2, which can accommodate 26 cars. 

22.08.2019 / Belarus increases the car production

In January-June 2019 Uzbekistan traditionally became the leading car manufacturer in the CIS market. Over six months of 2019 120.0 thousand cars were produced there, which was a 47% rise on the similar period of 2018. Belarus actively increased its car production  ...

24.07.2019 / What will happen to the Kazakhstan bus market?

Within the last two years, the Kazakhstan bus market grew. In 2018 new bus sales in the country, including extra-small buses, increased by 34.1% and amounted to 2.42 thousand units. Moreover, in the major cities of the country such as Nur Sultan, Almaty, Shymkent, Aktobe, Semey bus parks are actively updated.

23.07.2019 / The production of IVECO garbage truck was set up in Kazakhstan

IVECO announced the complete localization of production of garbage disposal vehicles on Eurocargo chassis in cooperation with STAHLBAU. The plant specializes in the design of municipal and urban vehicles.