GAZ «Gazon Next» medium-duty trucks and PAZ «Vector Next» buses will receive automatic gear boxes, which will be produced by the Russian plant «Nizhny Novgorod motors». The new automatic gear box has 6 speeds and 800 N•m of torque. «Gazon Next» and «Vector Next» versions with automatic gear boxes will appear in the market in 2018.
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over ten months of 2017 new truck import in Russia amounted to 20.5 thousand vehicles, which is a three-fold growth on the similar period of the previous year.
European brands dominate the truck import structure. TOP-5 includes Scania, MAN, DAF, ...
PSA Group plans to launch the production of Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy commercial vans at its plant in Kaluga. Vehicle assembly will begin in the first quarter of 2018. At the moment the plant has completed debugging of assembly lines.
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over the first ten months of 2017 new truck sales in Russia increased by 52% to 60.4 thousand units. For the reporting period the market structure by price segments significantly changed. The market share of premium trucks almost doubled to 33.9% ...
In the first quarter of 2018 «Isuzu Rus» in Ulyanovsk plans to launch production of the new all-wheel drive vehicle with GVW of 3 tons – NМS-85. The company is also preparing to launch a pilot project – the fully gas engine CNG running on methane, the mass production of which will begin in the third quarter of the next year.
KAMAZ developed its electric buses for operation in Moscow. The cost of this vehicle will be around 20-30 million rubles depending on the version.
In December the city plans to hold a tender for the purchase of electric buses, KAMAZ will participate in it.
Hyundai Truck and Bus Rus launched sales of the new Hyundai HD35 City truck.
The vehicle presented at the Moscow show «Comtrans» in September 2017 shall replace Porter model, which left the Russian market long ago. Hyundai HD35 City received an upgraded frame from its predecessor and more spacious cabin typical for HD35.
UAZ announced launch of sales of the new UAZ Profi CNG truck. Bi-fuel UAZ Profi runs on gasoline and gas (propane-butane). The vehicle is fitted with gas cylinder equipment of the fifth generation by the Italian Lovato. Bi-fuel version is certified, the equipment is mounted on the factory assembly line.
Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad launched the production of Hyundai HD78 trucks by full cycle.
For the project implementation the new welding shop was equipped at the existing production facilities of the enterprise ...
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, in January-September 2017 the crane production (including vehicles with hydraulic manipulators and crane-manipulator units) in Russia grew by 21.4% and amounted to 2.7 thousand units. Over the first nine months of 2016 the production of these special purpose vehicles increased by 42.9% on the same period of 2015.