By 2022 AVTOVAZ plans to bring the export of its products to 20%. This year the company plans to increase export by about 50% (in 2016 AVTOVAZ supplied about 20 thousand cars to other countries). The main direction of export - CIS countries, but there are other variants.
Hyundai Motor CIS together with Avilon group of companies opened the Russia's first digital showroom Hyundai City Store. It is located in Moscow in «Metropolis» shopping mall.
Hyundai City Store is the first digital dealership in Russia, which offers customers a new way to buy the car and meets needs of the clients used to make purchases online.
The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree amending traffic rules. The document introduces a number of restrictions for drivers with experience of less than two years. Such measures were taken to reduce the number of road accidents with participation of graduates of driving schools.
Starting drivers are now required to place a corresponding sign on the car. If the car has no this sign the driver is prohibited to use it.
Mitsubishi dealers in Russia launched sales of diesel Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. Diesel modification of the SUV is available in four versions – Invite 6MT, Intense 8AT, Instyle 8AT and Ultimate 8AT – at the price from 2 million 399 thousand to 3 million 49 thousand 990 rubles.
In June Skoda dealers in Russia will launch sales of the new Kodiaq SUV, which will be available in two versions – Ambition Plus and Style Plus. Car prices will be announced towards the sales start.
In the framework of the investment project the UAZ paint shop modernized painting robots and carried out the transfer to the electrostatic method of painting. The transition from pneumatic method of painting to the electrostatic one will significantly improve the quality of paint coating and the body resistance to corrosion.
Jaguar Land Rover Russia presents a special financial offer for buyers of the new Land Rover Discovery. Customers can purchase the car on credit at the rate of 7.5% per annum and the hull insurance policy on special terms.
KIA Motors Rus opened a new dealership KIA «Techno Temp Korea» in Krasnodar, which became the sixth official dealer center in this city. The new dealership with the total area of 1948 square meters is designed in accordance with KIA's «Red cube» standards.
Lexus launches a special program for owners of hybrid cars «Hybrid-Control». The program covers Lexus hybrid cars with the age of less than 10 years from the date of issue to the first client and with any mileage.
Geely launched the program «Geely trade-in» in Russia, under which car owners wishing to replace their used cars of any brand by the new Geely will receive the additional discount. Under trade-in Emgrand GT flagship sedan, as well as the updated Emgrand X7 crossover in all existing versions can be purchased.