The turnover of export of Russian components of Renault Group over the first three quarters of 2017 amounted to 53 million euros, which is a 119% increase on the same period of 2016. The growth became possible due to the increase in volumes and expansion of the range of supplied automotive components and spare parts in existing directions.
In the near future KAMAZ forge plant will establish production of crankshafts for passenger cars. Details will be supplied to the production site of Volkswagen in Kaluga. The German company has already conducted an appropriate audit of the forge plant and issued a positive opinion.
Ford Sollers completed the project aimed to increase the localization of Ford Kuga crossover. In the beginning of 2017 large plastic parts were localized for the production of Ford Kuga in Elabuga: plastic moldings, rear and front bumper parts, plastic kit. Plastic parts are made of polymers produced by «TatchimPlast».
Mazda began to construct a plant for the engine production in Vladivostok. Sollers PJSC participates in the project as well. The new facility will assemble engines of SkyActiv-G family.
By the end of 2017 the Finnish tire company Nokian Tyres plans to increase capacity of its plant in Vsevolozhsk in the Leningrad region from 15 million to 17 million tires a year. This year the group will invest 55 million euros in the development of site in the Leningrad region, a significant part of these costs constitute investments in the launch of one more, the 14th production line.
In 2017 Renault Russia plans to deliver a total of more than 18 thousand bodies to Algeria. In 2018 the supply can reach 25 thousand bodies. For this purpose in autumn of 2017 the production line capacity at site in Togliatti was doubled to 120 bodies per day, investment into the project amounted to 1.2 million euros.
MMC Rus announced the reduction of recommended retail prices for genuine parts for Mitsubishi cars. Decline in prices for particular items reaches up to 90%.
The offer covers more than 2200 items of spare parts for different models.
The Finnish Nokian Tyres plans to expand area of its plant in Vsevolozhsk of the Leningrad region. Now the plot area of about 5 hectares, which will be expanded, is not transferred in a status of the territory of industrial use. This place is supposed to be used for storage of finished products. Warehouse is required for storage of products in case of the increase in capacity from 15 million to 17 million tires a year.
Kirov Tire Plant, owned by Pirelli Tire Russia (joint venture of Pirelli and Rostec), now is engaged in only the production of truck and large tires. Reorganization of Kirov plant was completed in the first half of 2017 – manufacture of car tires became a separate legal entity, owned by a joint venture PC Kirov Tire LLC.
«Mazda Sollers Manufacturing Rus» received a status of the resident of territory of priority development (TPD) «Nadezhdinskaya». The corresponding agreement was signed by Sollers and Far East Development Corporation on September 6.