KIA Motors Rus revised prices for original parts of the mass demand and the second line of spare parts. All KIA dealerships in Russia reduced prices for original spare parts for the routine maintenance of cars by 10%.
The change in prices covered 1900 items of parts including oil and air filters, brake pads and disks, spark plugs and drive belts ...
Manufacturer of air filters and intake modules for MANN+HUMMEL cars refused to construct the plant in SEZ «Togliatti» and sold unfinished facility. MANN+HUMMEL has a plant in Naberezhnye Chelny.
Another manufacturer of automotive components, «Mubea suspension components Rus», a subsidiary of the German Mubea, postponed its project for the production of car suspension springs ...
Volkswagen Group is interested in export of engines produced in Russia to other countries. Currently assembly of engines is carried out at the plant in Kaluga. Now the production capacity of this enterprise is not fully loaded.
In June 2017 KAMAZ plans to produce ten trial samples of new R6 engines at the engine plant. A large amount of work for assembly of a new conveyor was performed. Now, there are new operations of subassembly of units and details located outside the conveyor, as well as the line for assembly of cylinder heads. Experts of Thyssen Krause will arrive at the plant to perform start-up works.
In July the French PSA Group intends to expand the presence of its company of Eurorepar parts in Russia. PSA expects to create more than 200 sales stations. At that, it will sell parts not only for PSA, but for brands-competitors, European and Korean brands under Eurorepar brand.
Eurorepar is a post-warranty brand of PSA Group. Products include more than 500 items of spare parts, in particular batteries, shock absorbers, brake discs and pads, belts and filters.
Ford Sollers reduced the cost of original spare parts in Russia. Reduction of their prices varied from 7% to 29%. Price changes covered 42 most popular parts, including Motorcraft spare parts designed for Ford cars older than three years. In particular, the cost of air and oil filters, as well as spark plugs decreased by 29%.
LiAZ plant in Likino-Dulyovo of the Moscow region, GAZ Group part, will conduct prepainting preparation of bodies in the production of cars for «Cortege» project. This enterprise was chosen because it has the large enough dip cataphoretic bath. Bodies of some cars for «Cortege» project do not go into baths of standard car painting systems.
In 2019 «Alpha Automotive Technologies» plant (a joint venture of ZIL and the Japanese IHI, which produces stamped parts for vehicles) plans to transfer the production from ZIL area to the new site in Moscow. It is assumed that the equipment transfer will be gradual and both sites will run in parallel until the project completion. The moving will be completed by the end of 2020.