Commercial Vehicles

28.12.2018 / Buses were released from the installation of GLONASS system till July 1, 2019

The Russian government allowed not equipping passenger vehicles with GLONASS systems till July 1, 2019. The relevant resolution is published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Recall that the system shall transfer data on the vehicle movement to the Federal Service for Supervision of Transport.

27.12.2018 / UAZ will continue to produce «Bukhanka» for at least another three years

An extended Vehicle type approval for UAZ-3303, 3741 and 3909 appeared in the open base of Rosstandart. Vehicle type approval for dropside trucks and vans with different number of seats is valid from December 30, 2018 to December 29, 2021.

27.12.2018 / Over 11 months of 2018 the truck production decreased by 2%

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, 85.3% of new trucks purchased by Russian buyers in January-November 2018 were produced in the Russian Federation (90.8% in 2017).
A total of 61.5 thousand trucks were produced for the reporting period ...

26.12.2018 / AVTOVAZ launched sales of commercial vehicles based on the new LADA Granta

Several versions of Lada Granta commercial vehicles are available to customers at the price from 648 thousand rubles.
The commercial line-up differs from Granta in the new front body part, a half-frame body structure and a spring rear suspension. 

25.12.2018 / Announcement of timing of the market launch of UAZ Patriot with automatic gear box

Ulyanovsk automobile plant announced that Patriot with automatic gear box will enter the market in autumn of 2019. Moreover, sales of Bukhanka, Hunter and Patriot special versions will begin next year, but their exact launch date is not known yet.

24.12.2018 / «Ikarus» presented a new electric bus prototype

Ikarus presented a new CityPioneer electric bus in Hungary. The novelty is developed by the Hungarian-Chinese Electrobus Europe Zrt joint venture.
Three-door low-floor 12-meter bus is built on the basis of the Chinese CRRC Electric ...

21.12.2018 / The Russian new trailer market grew by 8% in November 2018

Over eleven months of 2018 the Russian market of new trailers and semi-trailers increased by 26.2% on the same period of 2017 and amounted to 29.4 thousand units. In November 2018 trailer sales grew by 7.7%.
Sales of the new trailer market leader SCHMITZ continue to decline. In January-November 2018 they decreased by 7.7%.

20.12.2018 / Mercedes-Benz opened centers selling trucks in Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur

«MB-Vostok» opened dealerships engaged in sales and maintenance of Mercedes-Benz trucks in Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
The center in Khabarovsk occupies 3 hectares and has 12 work posts in the service zone. 

20.12.2018 / Avtotor set up the full cycle production of Hyundai HD35 and HD35 City

Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad launched the full cycle production of Hyundai HD35 and Hyundai HD35 City commercial vehicles, including welding and painting.
In order to implement the project the company prepared a new welding shop, modernized painting line and assembly shop ...

20.12.2018 / Special terms for the purchase of UAZ vehicles are available for agricultural producers of Bashkortostan

Ulyanovsk automobile plant LLC and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Bashkortostan Republic signed the agreement, which defines terms of cooperation and providing the Republic of Bashkortostan with UAZ cars.
According to the signed agreement, by the end of 2019 Ulyanovsk automobile plant shall provide special terms for the purchase of all its cars to agricultural producers ...