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30.10.2017 / The recycling tax for heavy trucks may sharply increase

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation prepared draft amendments to the government's resolution on the recycling tax for wheeled vehicles (chassis) and trailers. Changes, if approved, can take effect in 2018. The document provides for the maximum increase of the tax for new tractor units.


27.10.2017 / The share of old vehicles grows in the used truck import

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over the first nine months of 2017 992 used trucks were imported in Russia (+137.3% on the same period of the last year). During this period the age structure of imported trucks significantly changed...


26.10.2017 / In September 2017 sales of new trailers doubled

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over the first nine months of 2017 sales of new trailers and semi-trailers grew by 66.58% on the same period of 2016 and reached 17 508 units. In September 2017 the market of new trailers increased by 90.80%, sales made     2 633 units (in September 2016 – 1380 units).


25.10.2017 / GAZ buses will be supplied to Ghana

GAZ Group and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of school bus fleet upgrade in Ghana. According thereto, GAZ Group becomes the key strategic partner of the Ministry for Education of Ghana in the field of school bus fleet upgrade.


24.10.2017 / The market share of trucks manufactured in Russia falls

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, in January-September 2017 the new truck market increased by 50.50% on the same period of the last year. Sales made 52 526 vehicles, of which three-quarters were manufactured in Russia. In January-September 2016 the share of trucks manufactured in Russia in the market was much larger – 87.63%.


20.10.2017 / «Platon» will be used for the control over garbage trucks

«Platon» system that collects the toll from trucks with GVW exceeding 12 tons moving on federal highways may soon receive a new feature. The system will begin to track all garbage trucks carrying municipal solid waste (MSW).


19.10.2017 / Hyundai offers commercial vehicles on lease

In October 2017 Hyundai Truck and Bus Rus launched a leasing program with the additional state subsidy. It covers Hyundai HD78 and HD65 vehicles manufactured beginning December 1, 2016 to the present time, provided that they were not registered in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and were not owned by any individual.


18.10.2017 / KAMAZ financial results in January-September 2017

Over the first nine months of 2017 KAMAZ received 2.979 billion rubles of net profit according to RAS against 279.4 million rubles in the previous year. Revenue amounted to 94.5 billion rubles, having grown by a third on the same period of the last year. Cost of sales increased by 25.5% to 97.363 billion rubles. Revenues from received subsidies grew by 33.2% and made 15.37 billion rubles.


13.10.2017 / Production of special purpose vehicles decreased in Russia

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over eight months of 2017 16.6 thousand special purpose vehicles were produced in Russia, which is a 3.8% decrease on the similar period of 2016. The largest shares in the special purpose vehicles production structure belong to two categories – lifting vehicles and municipal vehicles.


13.10.2017 / Import and export of trucks in Russia

According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in January-August 2017 import of trucks to Russia increased by 45.7% and made 16.9 thousand trucks on 1 212.2 million dollars. Of them 14.1 thousand trucks on 637.7 million dollars were imported from foreign countries, 2.9 thousand trucks on 574.5 million dollars - from CIS countries.