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30.03.2020 / The first Scania methane-powered garbage truck appeared in Russia

The regional operator for solid municipal waste treatment in Udmurtia - LLC «SPETSTAVOTOKHOZYASTVO» («SAH») - purchased Scania R340V6X2*4NA garbage vehicle with gas engine.
The 6x2 garbage truck is equipped with 340-HP methane engine and Zoller MEDIUM XLiB 22.8 m3 superstructure...


30.03.2020 / The compact dumper was developed on the UAZ chassis

«Plant of motor vans» in Nizhny Novgorod developed and presented a compact dumper based on UAZ-330365 dropside vehicle.
The dumper can carry loads with a total weight exceeding 1 ton. The vehicle is equipped with 2.7-liter petrol engine capacity of 112 HP, 5-speed gear box and all-wheel drive. The body tilt angle (maximum 45 degrees) is adjusted using a four-section hydraulic cylinder and a 12-volt hydraulic station...


30.03.2020 / Trailer sales in money terms

According to RAMR, in January-February 2020 the market capacity of new trailers and semi-trailers amounted to 12.2 billion rubles, which was a 25% rise on the result of the same period of 2019...
Over the first two months of 2020 used trailers vehicles on 13.7 billion rubles were sold (+13.9% year-on-year)...


27.03.2020 / GAZ expands its package of services under «GAZ ASSISTANCE» program

GAZ expands the list of services under the «GAZ ASSISTANCE» road assistance program, which the company implements jointly with the Russian Automobile Association.
The new services include: departure of the emergency commissioner in case of the road accident, delivery of cargo to the destination in case of the vehicle malfunction, as well as the organization of responsible storage of cargo.


27.03.2020 / The work of Volvo plant in Kaluga is temporarily suspended

The Volvo Group management announced the decision to suspend operation of Volvo truck production plant in Kaluga for the period from April 13 to April 30, 2020. Depending on the development of situation with COVID-19 and resumption of component deliveries to the enterprise, the period of production shutdown may be changed.


27.03.2020 / BIG-7 vehicles account for half of the new truck market capacity

According to RAMR, in January-February 2020 new truck sales in money terms amounted to 74.5 billion rubles (+20.8% year-on-year).
BIG-7 trucks accounted for almost half of the total market capacity in January-February 2020...
Over the first two months of 2020 trucks on 84.3 billion rubles were sold in the used vehicle market (+13.3% year-on-year)...


26.03.2020 / LCV on 65 billion rubles were sold in Russia

In January-February 2020 sales of new LCV in money terms amounted to 25.3 billion rubles, which was a 6.4% rise on the same period of 2019... 
Capacity of the used LCV market over the first two months of 2020 amounted to 40.1 billion rubles (+10.7% year-on-year)...


25.03.2020 / PSA Group suspends production of vehicles in Russia

PSA Group announced the decision to suspend production of Peugeot, Citroen and Opel vehicles at PSMA Rus plant in the Kaluga region.
Production downtime will last from April 1 to April 3, while from April 6 to April 10 the company's employees will go on collective leave...


24.03.2020 / Sberbank Leasing will finance the supply of special purpose vehicles for the Volgograd region

Sberbank Leasing and the Committee of transport and road management of the Volgograd region signed a contract for financial leasing of 93 road construction and maintenance vehicles.
The list of vehicles supplied includes mobile installations for the production and laying of asphalt, cranes, graders, rollers, loaders, tractors ...


23.03.2020 / New trailer sales continue to grow

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, in January-February 2020 the market of new trailers and semi-trailers amounted to 4.75 thousand units, which was a 20.3% rise on January-February 2019.
For the reporting period SCHMITZ became the market leader and sold 0.55 thousand trailers (+34.1% year-on-year)...