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29.06.2018 / A million truck was registered in «Platon» system

The number of registered vehicles in «Platon» state system reached one million vehicles. The owner of the «anniversary» eavy-duty truck became the carrier of the Moscow region.
This year the payment made by carriers through
«Platon» system will be spent on the repair of federal roads. 


29.06.2018 / LCV production is falling because of GAZ and UAZ

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, the production of light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia decreased by 2% over five months of 2018 to 46.4 thousand units. It should be noted that the production decline was shown by LCV of Russian brands (-12%), while the production of foreign light commercial vehicles was up by 40%.


28.06.2018 / «Platon» tariffs will not be indexed in summer

The tariff of «Platon» system, which collects tolls from heavy trucks for travel on federal roads, will not be indexed on July 1. According to the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, the tariff change will be discussed only after strengthening control over violators and providing the first results of this work to cargo carriers...


27.06.2018 / Cancellation of anti-dumping duties on LCV from Europe

Russia informed the WTO dispute settlement body on the cancellation of anti-dumping duties on German and Italian light commercial vehicles (LCV).
In March the World Trade Organization rejected the appeal of Russia and supported the European Union ...


26.06.2018 / Trailer sales grew by 29% in May 2018

In January-May 2018 new trailer and semitrailer1 sales amounted to 11 148 units, which was a 39.6% growth on the same period of 2017. In May 2018 new trailer market showed a 29.3% rise on May 2017 and made 2 360 units.
SCHMITZ with 1 250 trailers sold remains the market leader, at that SCHMITZ sales grew 9.7% over five months of 2018 ...


25.06.2018 / Renault Kangoo Z.E. 33 received increased power reserve

Renault dealers in Russia began to accept orders for a new Renault Kangoo Z.E 33 electric cargo van with the increased power reserve. The cost of a five-seat cargo-and-passenger version of Kangoo Z.E starts from 2 769 thousand rubles. Prices for Kangoo Z.E 33 cargo versions Fourgon and Fourgon Maxi start from 2 619 thousand rubles and 2 689 thousand rubles, respectively.


22.06.2018 / Tractor units make the bigger part of trucks manufactured abroad and sold in Russia

The share of new trucks manufactured abroad is growing on the Russian market: it grew from 17% a year ago to 21% in January-May 2018. These are mostly trucks produced in Germany, the Netherlands and Brazil.  
Tractor units make the bigger part of trucks manufactured abroad and sold in Russia: they make 84%.


22.06.2018 / Foton opened the second dealership in Tyumen

Foton Motor opened the new dealership for sales of the line-up of commercial vehicles in Tyumen. «Tyumenneftespectrans» dealership became the second Foton center in this city. The presence of Foton brand in the Tyumen region is strategically important for the company.


21.06.2018 / Opening of a warehouse for the storage of Foton spare parts

Foton put into operation a new warehouse complex for the storage of Foton spare parts located in the village of Tomilino of the Moscow region. At the moment, there are more than 4 thousand items of spare parts in the new warehouse. The total amount exceeds 70 thousand units on more than 45 million rubles. These parameters ensure the average level of demand satisfaction of 93%. 


21.06.2018 / Hyundai HD65 trucks are now produced by full cycle

AVTOTOR automobile plant launched mass production of Hyundai HD65 commercial vehicles by full cycle. This is the second model in the Hyundai line-up produced by the full technological chain including body welding and painting (in November 2017 AVTOTOR launched the full cycle production of HD78 commercial vehicles).