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RUSSIAN MARKET MOTOR OILS 2017

RUSSIAN MARKET MOTOR OILS 2017

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Analytics

The Russian car market in 2016 decreased by 11%

According to the AEBusiness, by the results of 2016, the Russian car market decreased by 11% to 1 million 425 thousand 721 cars.

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Infographics

The structure of the passenger car park in the European part of Russia

News

172 publications are found
  • 31 october 2011

    The Volkswagen CrossPolo SUV comes on sale in Russia

    Volkswagen dealers in Russia will start taking orders for the new CrossPolo at the beginning of November and in the middle of November the first cars of this model will go on sale. The CrossPolo for Russia will be equipped with 1.4 liter, 85 h.p. turbine motor with 7-step DSG gear box.

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  • 31 october 2011

    Hyundai-Kia is planning to increases its sales up to 7 million cars in 2012

    Korean manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliated company Kia Motors Corp. are planning to increase the sales level up to 7 million cars. The partners are planning to sell 6.5 million cars in the world market this year.

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  • 31 october 2011

    KAMAZ intends to sell 45,000 cars in 2011

    KAMAZ adjusted sales forecast for 2011 again – by 12.5% as compared to the last forecast and by 45% as compared to the original plan. According to RBK daily, the carmaker is less optimistic about the next year.

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  • 31 october 2011

    UAZ produced special versions of the Hunter for beach and expedition

    UAZ Beach is an open car with roll bar with soft pads. There is a tent, chiming in with the body colour, in case the weather is bad. The UAZ Hunter Expedition is for more serious operating conditions

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  • 31 october 2011

    During 9 months car import grew by 56%

    During nine months of 2011, 670,800 cars were imported to Russia, that is 56% more than import during the same period of 2010, AUTOSTAT agency reports in the monthly review of the Russian car market. TOP-3 imported models for 9 months has not changed - Toyota (78,200 cars; +65%), Daewoo (69,100 cars; +31%) and Nissan (68,000 cars; +73%)

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  • 31 october 2011

    AvtoVAZ purchased IzhAvto for 1.7 billion roubles

    On 27 October 2011, AvtoVAZ bought in 100% share of Joint Automotive Group, which managed the Izhevsk car plant. The transaction costs were 1.7 billion roubles, which is 100 million roubles less than JAG paid for IzhAvto during auction in September

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  • 28 october 2011

    Yo-Auto modernized exterior of Yo-crossover

    Yo-Auto introduced the renewed Yo-crossover, whose design was changed with a glance to feedback after motor show in Frankfurt. It is already the second changes in design of this model: first time the car was changed at the end of the previous year, and in September 2011 during motor show in Frankfurt the car with modernised exterior was introduced.

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  • 28 october 2011

    The Citroen C4 with diesel engine will go on sale in Russia

    Citroen company is extending the model lineup of its bestseller – the Citroen C4, which was available in the Russian market only with petrol engine till now. The model with diesel engine, which is produced with е-HDi micro-hybrid technology, will come on sale till the end of 2011.

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  • 28 october 2011

    During 9 months $46.1 billion were spent for car purchase

    According to AUTOSTAT analytic department, during the first 9 months of 2011 the Russians spent $46.1 billion for the new car purchase. That is 65% more than, for the same period of the previous year ($27.9 billion), the monthly review of the Russian car market, prepared by the agency, reports

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  • 28 october 2011

    AvtoVAZ introduced the ELLADA electric car on the Lada Kalina base

    During RosnanotechExpo exhibition, AvtoVAZ introduced prototype electric car ELLADA. The plant manufactured two prototypes and since Summer 2011 both electric cars have been having comprehensive tests in order to assess their prospects in the Russian market.

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  • 28 october 2011

    Sberbank will invest 20 billion roubles in Avtotor

    Sberbank and Kaliningrad assembly plant Avtotor signed cooperation agreement, which is provided for investment of 20 billion roubles in 2012-2019. The investment will be assigned for construction of CKD car enterprise with capacity of 300,000 cars per year

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  • 28 october 2011

    GAZ Group will supply Rosleshoz with Ural fire engineering

    At the end of 2011 GAZ Group will supply Federal forestry agency (Rosleshoz), with over 80 units of fire engineering.  Ural car plant supplies government organizations with different modification cars – tank trucks, special purpose fire engines, truck tractors. Rosleshoz will use tank trucks 3.0-40 on the Ural 43206 (4x4) chassis, tank trucks 6/6-40 and tank trucks 9.0-40 on the Ural-5557 and the Ural-4320 (6x6) chassis, heavy-duty cross-country truck tractors Ural-63704 (6x6), three-axle truck tractors Ural-44202 (6x6) with renewed comfortable

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  • 28 october 2011

    During nine months KAMAZ-LEASING sold about 2,200 cars

    During nine months of 2011 KAMAZ-LEASING Group sold 2,187 vehicles, including 1,911 trucks. Thus, the sales of KAMAZ-LEASING Group came up to 7.5% of the total KAMAZ sales.

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  • 28 october 2011

    AvtoVAZ started preseries assembly of the Lada Granta

    In October AvtoVAZ started preseries assembly of the Lada Granta – 250 sedans of this model are planned to be produced. Most of these cars will go to dealers as a showcase and for the test-drives. Serial production of the Lada Granta is planned to be started in November and the new low-cost sedan will go on sales in December 2011.

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  • 28 october 2011

    The Hyundai Equus is available on lease

    Hyundai Motor CIS company and the largest car leasing companies in Russia - Europlan and Carcade are launching special offer for the Hyundai Equus premium-class sedan purchase on lease. The new join action “The Hyundai Equus. Intellectual luxury” is active from 24 October till 31 December 2011

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  • 28 october 2011

    New JV Rototoch-Kama will supply plastic components for KAMAZ

    Italian company ROTOTECH S.R.L. and leasing company CENTER-CAPITAL signed agreement about establishment of JV Rototech-Kama with localization of KAMAZ plastic component production in Naberezhnye Chelny.

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  • 28 october 2011

    AvtoVAZ introduced Lada-taxi

    During International motor transport forum MAF-2011, which started on 24 October in Krokus-Expo center, AvtoVAZ introduced three cars: the Lada Granta, the Largus and the Priora Premier as a taxi.

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  • 27 october 2011

    Citroen starts the additional after-sales service program in Russia

    Citroen Russia company is extending the range service, offered to Citroen buyers in Russia and starts new program Citroen Perfect Drive. The program provides extra service plus to warranty service: 24-hours 7 day per week roadside assistance (Citroen Assistance) and replacement or repairs of all wearable parts except for the parts

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  • 27 october 2011

    Rolf Import is entering the Kazakhstan market

    Rolf Import Kazakhstan company has become an exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Kazakhstan. As Rycom-Kaz assignee, in October 2011 Rolf Import Kazakhstan took over all exclusive distribution power for Mitsubishi in Kazakhstan.

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  • 27 october 2011

    GAZ Group and RUSAL signed agreement about supplies of special vehicles

    GAZ Group and RUSAL company, the largest aluminium producer in the world, signed agreement about supplies of special vehicles for aluminium industry, produced at GAZ Group under the joint project. In 2012 RUSAL intends to purchase 11 crust punching vehicles, 18 alumina processing vehicles and 12 metal-haul tractors from GAZ Group.

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  • 27 october 2011

    Volkswagen plant in Kaluga increased its production by 20%

    During nine months of 2011 Volkswagen Group Rus plant in Kaluga produced 88,406 cars, the enterprise’s press service informed AUTOSTAT agency. According ASM-Holding, from January till September 2010 Volkswagen plant in Russia assembled 73,195 cars. Thus, the growth of production came up to 20.8% this year.

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  • 27 october 2011

    The Toyota Alphard minivan goes on sale in the Russian market

    On 24 October Toyota dealers in Russia started to get orders for the new seven-seat minivan Toyota Alphard. The cars is equipped with 3.5 liter, 275 h.p. petrol engine and 6-step automatic gearbox. The suggested retail price of the Toyota Alphard with Prestige package is 2.485 million roubles.

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  • 27 october 2011

    In the first half year AvtoVAZ increased its IAS income more than twice

    In the first half of 2011 AvtoVAZ Group got 6.4 billion roubles of net profit - that is 2 times or 3.3 billion roubles more than for the same period of the previous year. Thus, during 12 months AvtoVAZ Group has been having positive financial results and getting profit

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  • 25 october 2011

    During nine months St. Petersburg car market grew almost 1.5 times

    According to Auto-Dealer-SPb, during nine months of 2011, dealers in St. Petersburg sold 136,927 new passenger cars – that is 47% or 43,575 cars more than for the same period of the previous year.

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  • 25 october 2011

    The Lada Priora can get Renault-Nissan engine

    AvtoVAZ is considering possibility to localize production of the new Renault-Nissan engine at AvtoVAZ. The new engine will be installed in the renewed Niva SUV and, probably, in the Lada Priora, AvtoVAZ president Igor Komarov told

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  • 25 october 2011

    Opel intends to double its share in the Russian car market up to 5%

    German car manufacturer Opel intends to increase its share in the Russian market up to 5% from the current 2.6% during two-three years, general director of Opel European subdivision Karl-Friedrich Stracke said

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  • 25 october 2011

    Mercedes-Benz recalls ML-Class cars due to malfunction in cruise control

    Mercedes-Benz company recalls the first generation ML-Class cars (the W163), assembled from August 1999 to July 2002 (the ML 55 AMG to June 2004). These cars can have a lack of cruise control deactivation function after brake pedal pressing as there is no signal from stop-light

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  • 25 october 2011

    St. Petersburg Toyota plant intends to assemble about 14,000 cars in 2011

    St. Petersburg Toyota plant intends to assemble about 14,000 cars in 2011, general director of the enterprise Matsunaga Yoshinori informed. As he said, this number is less than in 2010 as the production line is being re-equipped for the new Toyota Camry assembly. The production of the model is planned to be started at the end of October – beginning of November 2011

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  • 25 october 2011

    Volkswagen doubled LCV sales in Russia

    Russian Volkswagen Commercial car dealers sold 8,564 cars during nine months of 2011 – that is twice more than a year ago. According to Volkswagen Commercial cars, in contrast to the world results, where the Caddy became the absolute sales leader, in Russia the first place was taken by the T5 series

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  • 24 october 2011

    Peugot starts the 308 sedan sales in China

    French carmaker Peugeot is starting the sales of the Peugeot 308 sedan, which was introduced in the middle of September 2011 during motor show in Chendu, in the Chinese market

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  • 24 october 2011

    Volkswagen increased global LCV sales by a quarter

    During nine months of 2011, Volkswagen Commercial Cars increased global sales by 25.5% up to 390,000 LCVs. According to Volkswagen Commercial Cars board member Harald Shomburg, the company managed to sell such number of cars for the first time during the nine months

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  • 24 october 2011

    Every fourth Russian will have a car

    According to AUTOSTAT analytic department, by the end of 2011 automobilization in Russia will have reached 250 cars per 1,000 people. I.e. every fourth inhabitant of our country, including infants, will have a car. At that if to consider automobilization of families, the raiting is even higher – about 50% of Russian families have a car. At that, 10-15% of families have 2 and more cars

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  • 24 october 2011

    In 2014 Volvo will renew its Russian bestseller XC90

    Swedish carmaker Volvo is preparing renewal for the largest model – the XC90 SUV. The car has not been changed a lot since its market entry in 2002. 

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  • 21 october 2011

    In 2012 the demand for premium-class cars in the USA will grow rapidly

    In 2012 the demand for premium-class cars in the USA will grow rapidly, at that the growth rates will be even more significant in the industry in whole, the head of North American BMW AG subdivision Ludwig Willish said

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  • 21 october 2011

    Renault-Nissan will place two thirds of facilities in Togliatti

    Renault-Nissan Alliance is planning to creat two thirds of new facilities at AvtoVAZ premises. This information was given by AvtoVAZ president Igor Komarov, who also mentioned that in 5 years 1 million cars for the Russian and foreign markets will be assembled in Togliatti

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  • 21 october 2011

    GAZ Group sold 5,000 cars under regional utilization program

    In 2010-2011Government of Nizhniy Novgorod Region subsidized purchase of almost 5,000 cars of GAZ Group under utilization program, Igor Sazonov, deputy minister of industry and innovations in Nizhniy Novgorod Region told

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  • 21 october 2011

    The Nissan Qashquai entered TOP-10 European bestsellers

    In September the Nissan Qashqai entered TOP-10 best selling models in Europe. According to Nissan, one more brand’s SUV – the Juke – set up the new sales record in Europe last month. Due to the growing demand for Nissan SUVs, including the Pathfinder of Spanish production, the Navara pickup and the X-Trail, the brand could take the record share in the European market for its history – 4.2% - and to become a leader among Asian brands

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  • 21 october 2011

    Sales of expensive cars in Russia exceeded the level of 2008 by 11%

    According to AUTOSTAT analytic department, during 9 months of 2011 car dealers in Russia sold 44,100 new cars with the price over $100,000. That is 11% more than for the same period of pre-crisis 2008 (40,000 cars)

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  • 21 october 2011

    Marussia Motors will purchase electronic components in Chuvashia

    Marussia Motors company intends to award an order for electronic components to Chuvash enterprise Elara in Cheboksary. This information was given to Interfax-Povolzhye agency by general director of Chuvash Republic Development Corporation Anatoliy Danilov, who also mentioned that the company will order control systems for automotive climate control at Elara

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  • 21 october 2011

    St. Petersburg automotive industry set up a new record in September

    According to Auto-Dealer SPb agency, in September Hyundai, General Motors, Nissan and Toyota plants in St. Petersburg produced 28,600 cars, which is 3.4 times more than a year ago. Thus, St. Petersburg automotive industry broke its own monthly production record. We should also mention that in September St. Petersburg plants produced at the average about 950 cars a day

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  • 21 october 2011

    Subaru can launch a plant in the Far East

    Japanese carmaker Subaru can launch its enterprise in Russia in the Far East. According to Inside Line periodical, if the decision about the plant construction is made, Subaru enterprise in Russia will be launched in 2015 and will produce 25,000 – 35,000 cars per year

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  • 21 october 2011

    Carlos Tavares, Renault operating director, entered AvtoVAZ committee of directors

    Today during the special meeting of AvtoVAZ shareholders the new committee of directors was elected, where Carlos Tavares, Renault operating director, was included. He replaced Patrick Pelata, who left Renault. The rest committee of directors has not changed

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  • 21 october 2011

    Sales of the Mitsubishi ASX of 2012 model year start in Russia

    Mitsubishi Motors dealers in Russia start sales of the Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover of 2012 model year. The car got some new design and technical options as well as two new packages – the most economy variant 1.6 2WD INFORM and all-wheel drive variant 2.0 4WD INVITE CVT. The Mitsubishi ASX 2012 costs from 699,000 roubles

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  • 21 october 2011

    Volkswagen is introducing the limited series Golf Style in Russia

    At the end of October 2011 Volkswagen dealers in Russia will start sales of the Golf Style of special limited series of 2,000 cars. The car with manual gear box will cost 749,000 roubles, with DSG gear box – 829,000 roubles. Thus, the purchase of this Golf version will enable to save up to 97,000 roubles

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  • 21 october 2011

    During nine months of 2011 AvtoVAZ exported 37,723 cars, that is 29.8% more than a year ago

      The Lada Samara became the best selling AvtoVAZ model in the foreing markets – from January till September 10,763 cars of this family were exported, which is 28.5% of the total AvtoVAZ export.  The second place was taken by the Lada Priora with 8,853 cars (23.5% share)

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  • 21 october 2011

    AvtoVAZ Ellada car will be introduced in Moscow

      Lioteh design company will introduce first functional prototypes of Russian electric cars, equipped with lithium-ion batteries, including Ellada car, designed by AvtoVAZ, during RUSNANOTECH 2011 forum. The Ellada estate car with full-sized saloon and standard chassis is equipped with Lioteh batteries. The tests proved that the eight-hour night charge of the electric cars from the usual electric socket (220V, 16A, 50Hz) is enough for up to 150 km city run, PRIME agency reports.

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  • 20 october 2011

    The Renault Megane and the Lada 2104 will be transported to the Far East under preferential terms

    Russian government included the Renault Megane and the Fluence, as well as the Lada 2104 in the program of new car subsidized freightage from Russia to the Far East. The program of subsidized transit of passenger cars to the Far East by rail freightage free of charge was started in 2009...

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  • 20 october 2011

    During nine months truck production grew almost 1.5 times

    According to Rosstat data, from January till September truck production came up to 149,000 cars, which is 45.1% more than for the same period of 2010. Last month Russian plants assembled about 19,000 trucks – that is 34.8% more than a year ago

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  • 20 october 2011

    From January till September passenger car production grew by 54%

    According to Rosstat data, during nine months of 2011 Russian enterprises produced 1.3 million passenger cars – that is 54% more than for the same period of 2010. Thus, in September about 200,000 cars were produced, that is 31.9% more than a year ago.

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