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31.03.2020 / How do average car prices change?

Russian Automotive Market Research analyzed average prices for new cars in Russia, excluding premium brands, in the period from 2012 to March 2020.
In March 2020 the US dollar-ruble exchange rate sharply grew again. However, many automakers have not yet adjusted prices for cars in accordance with the exchange rate and prices remain at the level of January-February 2020...


31.03.2020 / ROLF Group temporarily switches to online car sales

All Rolf Group dealerships will be closed for customers from March 28 to April 5 inclusive.
The company is switching to the remote car purchase service. During this period, online services including the selection and booking of new and used cars and registration for the maintenance are available for customers...


31.03.2020 / Gazprombank Leasing acquired Carcade leasing company

Gazprombank Leasing acquired Carcade leasing company from the Getin Holding S. A. financial group (Poland). Gazprombank Leasing became the owner of 68% of the authorized capital of Carcade LLC, while 32% belong to «New Financial Technologies», Gazprombank subsidiary. The transaction amount was 2.9 billion rubles...


31.03.2020 / The work of automobile plants across Russia is suspended

Toyota plant in Saint Petersburg announced the shutdown from March 28 to April 5, 2020.
Renault suspended car production from March 30 to April 5 at its plant in Moscow.
Nissan also suspended car production at the plant in Saint Petersburg ...


30.03.2020 / Russian plants suspend operations

AVTOVAZ announced non-working days from March 30 to April 3, 2020. During this period, all AVTOVAZ employees, who are not engaged in continuous production processes, anti-terrorist protection, industrial and transport security, will not work. At the same time, their wages will be saved.
Moreover, from March 30 to April 5, 2020 AVTOTOR plant completely stops working...


27.03.2020 / The new Mazda center opened in Volgograd

KLYUCHAVTO holding opened the new Mazda dealership in Volgograd.
«Mazda KLYUCHAVTO Volgograd» center has a showroom area of 384 square meters, which presents the entire model line-up of the brand: Mazda3 and Mazda6 sedans, Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9 crossovers.


27.03.2020 / Hyundai Mobility service is now available in 6 more Russian cities

Hyundai Motor CIS expanded the geography of Hyundai Mobility service. In addition to Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the service is now available in Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi and Simferopol. A total of 29 dealerships participate in the project.


26.03.2020 / Auto dealers made an appeal to the Government

ROAD published an open appeal to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation on its official website. ROAD offers to provide timely support to the automotive industry.
The list of possible support measures valid from April 1 till the official end of all restrictive measures related to the pandemic on the territory of the Russian Federation includes: ...


26.03.2020 / Mitsubishi announced prices and versions of the updated ASX for Russia

MMC Rus LLC will launch sales of the updated ASX crossover in Russia in April 2020.
The updated Mitsubishi ASX in the initial version Inform (with 1.6-liter engine and manual gear box) will cost 1 million 382 thousand rubles, in the version Invite MT with 1.6 liter engine – 1 million 432 thousand rubles ...


25.03.2020 / Russians bought cars on 807 billion rubles over two months of 2020

According to RAMR, in January-February 2020 new cars on 367.6 billion rubles were sold in the Russian market, which was a 21.0% rise on the same period of 2019...
Following results of the first two months of 2020, the used car market capacity amounted to 440.3 billion rubles (+15.5% year-on-year)...