Commercial Vehicles

27.02.2017 / Citroen will launch sales of the new Jumpy in 2017

Citroen will bring a new generation of Jumpy van in Russia. Car sales will begin in the coming months.
In Russia the new Jumpy will be offered in three body types: Compact — 4.60 m, Standard — 4.95 m and Long — 5.30 m.

22.02.2017 / The line-up of special purpose vehicles based on Ford Transit included refrigerated van

Ford Sollers launches refrigerated vans based on Ford Transit to the market. The new model is designed for representatives of the restaurant business, shops and pharmaceutical companies.
New refrigerated vans are available in versions with all modifications of Ford Transit insulated vans with short, medium and long wheelbase.

21.02.2017 / KAMAZ carries out production modernization

KAMAZ implements the subproject «301.301. Vehicle assembly production», under which the company prepares the assembly production of a new heavy-duty truck with SFTP cab. This subproject is part of the program of reengineering, which is implemented at the enterprise. Modernization of all departments shall be completed by the first quarter of 2019.
Changes will concern almost all production modules...

15.02.2017 / KAMAZ revenue made 339 million rubles in 2016

According to preliminary unaudited data, in 2016 KAMAZ increased its revenue by 31% to 127.28 billion rubles. The result of the company's activities became the net profit of 339 million rubles against the loss of 2 billion rubles in 2015.

14.02.2017 / Hyundai opened an official representative office for sales of commercial vehicles in Russia

In the beginning of February 2017 an official representative office of commercial vehicles unit of Hyundai Motor Company in Russia, Hyundai Truck and Bus Rus, opened.
In 2017 in Russia it is planned to sell 2500 commercial vehicles, which will be a 20% increase on 2016 (2084 units). 

13.02.2017 / Import and export of trucks in 2016

According to the Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia, in 2016 export of trucks decreased by 28.5% and made 14.3 thousand units on 352.9 million dollars. 6 thousand trucks on 206 million dollars were supplied to foreign countries, the remaining 8.3 thousand trucks on 146.9 million dollars – to CIS countries.

13.02.2017 / Peugeot will launch new versions of light commercial vehicles to the Russian market

Peugeot dealers in Russia launch sales of new versions of light commercial vehicles. In the near future orders for Peugeot Boxer L1H1 at a new price will be accepted. Among main advantages of the model are its GVW of less than 2.5 tons and capacity of less than one ton.

10.02.2017 / KAMAZ received the net profit of 339 million rubles in 2016

KAMAZ net profit in 2016 according to IFRS amounted to 339 million rubles against the loss of 2.38 billion in 2015. The company revenue according to IFRS made 127.2 billion rubles (+31% on the last year).

02.02.2017 / KAMAZ works on the improvement of the vehicle quality

KAMAZ summed up the results of work on improving the quality for 2016. In comparison with 2015, the number of defects per one tested vehicle (DPV) decreased by 24%, and the factor of defectiveness (APA) – by 28%. KVP-groups engaged in identifying and solving quality problems continue to operate at all plants of the company.

01.02.2017 / WTO is discontented with the Russian protectionist policy

WTO panel of arbiters found inconsistencies in anti-dumping duties on import of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) from Germany and Italy to the countries of the Customs Union introduced by Russia in 2013. The European Commission believes that the introduction of these duties is only one of several measures of Russia concerning export from EU countries, and indicates that such actions are at odds with obligations accepted by Russia when accessing to the WTO.