Ford Sollers launched its own program aimed to support Russian entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized businesses and farmers. Under this program lessees of these categories will be able to purchase Ford Transit and its modifications under leasing program with the additional discount of 200 thousand rubles. The program is implemented in partnership with 19 leasing companies-partners of Ford Sollers.
Testing of the Finnish Linkker electric bus began in Moscow. Tests of the novelty will last about a month. After that city authorities will make a decision about the use of electric bus in the city in the future.
The work of Linkker electric bus is based on the concept of fast distributed charges on the route
In 2016 the revenue of GAZ Group increased by 24% to 150.2 billion rubles. The improved financial result was achieved due to the growth of sales of new products, which belong to the higher price segment in comparison with the classic model line-up. Sales growth and increase in profitability in 2016 enabled the company to earn 1.1 billion rubles of profit
Russian Automotive Market Research updated «Infrastructural projects in Russian regions» report, which includes information on new and existing long-term strategic projects aimed at construction and modernization of facilities of the road, logistics, industrial and social infrastructure.
The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation prepared a draft state program for 2018-2022 «Expansion of the use of natural gas as motor fuel». It covers the automotive industry, railway, sea, river, air transport and special purpose vehicles. The program implementation will require 769.6 billion rubles, of which 163 billion will be allocated from the federal budget.
Over the first quarter of 2017 KAMAZ sold more than 460 vehicles under programs of financial service. According to KAMAZ financial service department, official dealers of the company continue to participate in programs: currently more than 80 participants together with financial partners offer customers special terms for the purchase of KAMAZ vehicles.
GAZ Group unveiled a mobile medical clinic based on GAZelle Next minibus as part of the Forum «Health of the nation is the basis of prosperity of Russia». The vehicle is designed for outreach medical examinations, diagnostics, health assessments and providing urgent medical care.
The Japanese Isuzu plans to conclude a special investment contract (SPIC) to expand production capacity in Russia by the end of 2017.
SPIC is concluded for three purposes - export, localization and expansion. Isuzu plans to increase production capacity in Ulyanovsk to 10 thousand vehicles a year.
The new GAZ dealer center, «Autocenter GAZ Rus-Avto Trade», opened in Veliky Novgorod. This is the first company’s center for sales and service of GAZ vehicles opened this year.
The dealership will sell the entire product line-up of Gorky automobile plant
Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad and Hyundai Motor Company signed the plan of launch of full cycle production of Hyundai commercial vehicles at Avtotor production facilities.
The project will involve the preparation of production lines on Avtotor sites and the subsequent manufacture of Hyundai commercial vehicles by full cycle in January 2018, including the use of welding and painting technologies.