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Automotive market in Russia-2018

Automotive market in Russia-2018

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Year 2017 ends with 11,9% car sales market increase

In 2017 new car and LCV sales increased by 11, 9%.

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Opel and Chevrolet in Russia: history at a Glance
  • 02.04.15 Opel and Chevrolet in Russia: history at a Glance

    During the production time (from 2002 to 2014, inclusively) of Opel and Chevrolet, it was assembled in Russia more than 1.5 million vehicles of these brands. Since 2002 it was assembled at “GM-AvtoVAZ" 608.7 thousand units, since 2004 at "Avtotor" (574.1 thousand units) and since 2008 at the "General Motors" (341.6 thousand units).

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  • 22 june 2018

    KIA has developed the special trade-in terms for football fans

    KIA Motors Rus has developed the special terms by the trade-in program for football fans. From June 20th to July 15th, all owners of the Fan ID will be able to take advantage of special terms for the purchase of KIA cars by the trade-in program.

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  • 22 june 2018

    The best-selling used SUVs in cities with a population over a million in the Russian Federation

    The analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted a survey of the passenger car market in Russia in the segment of used crossovers and off-road vehicles that covered cities with a population over a million people. According to the results of the study, there were determined the model-leaders of this market in each of the cities with a population over a million for five months of 2018.

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  • 22 june 2018

    The “charged” Mercedes-AMG E 53 and CLS 53" hybrid cars appeared in Russia

    Russian dealers of Mercedes-Benz began sales of sedan, coupe and cabriolet of E-Class, as well as the coupe-shape sedan CLS from the AMG 53 family. These cars are equipped with a hybrid power installation and an all-wheel drive system with the ability to deactivate traction on the front axle.

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  • 22 june 2018

    Peugeot completes the sales of two models in Russia

    The hatchback Peugeot 308 and sedan Peugeot 508 are leaving the Russian market - they have already disappeared from the official Russian website of the brand. The departure of the sedan is associated with the end of the production of the model of the first generation.

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  • 22 june 2018

    "Autotor" launched the full cycle production of Hyundai HD65 trucks

    Kaliningrad plant "Autotor" started the serial full cycle production of commercial vehicles Hyundai HD65. This is the second model in the line of Hyundai, produced on a full technological chain, including welding and painting of the body ("Autotor" launched the full cycle production of commercial vehicles HD78 in November of 2017).

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  • 22 june 2018

    Sales of used cars are falling in Moscow and Moscow region

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", it was sold more than 2 million used passenger cars in Russia for 5 months of 2018, which is more by 1.3% than a year ago. Despite this, it is observed the fall of resale of cars in 34 Russian regions, also in the largest markets - in Moscow and the Moscow region.

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  • 21 june 2018

    UAZ "Patriot" will receive an "automatic" transmission and a new engine in 2019

    SUV "Patriot" will have a modernization in the next two years. As it became known to RCI News, in March of 2019, UAZ "Patriot" will present the long-awaited optional "automatic" transmission of the French company Punch Powertrain; it is 6-speed "hydromechanic" transmission 6L50.

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  • 21 june 2018

    Sales of Chinese cars grew by 17% in May

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the sales of new Chinese brands in Russia (including LCV) were 3,026 units in May 2018, which is more by 17% than a year ago. The most popular brand among Chinese cars is still Lifan, whose sales were about 44% of the total.

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  • 21 june 2018

    In Russia, it is presented the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    The dealer center "Avilon Mercedes-Benz" presented a new generation of off-road vehicle G-Class. At the presentation, the price of the novelty was announced: 8 million 950 thousand rubles. Recall that the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class will appear in the market only in June 2018, and the release is already limited by 15 months.

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  • 21 june 2018

    Skoda completes the sale of Yeti crossovers in Russia

    Crossover Skoda Yeti leaves the world market, so it is logical that its sales are gradually declining, also in Russia. However, in our market it became noticeable in May of 2018: there were sold 252 units for the last month, which is less by 51.7% than in April of this year. And in relation to the "peak" February, the result decreased more than three times.

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  • 21 june 2018

    LiAZ delivered more than 500 buses to Moscow

    Likinsky Bus Plant (LiAZ) delivered 539 buses to Moscow in 2018, which meet the European requirements for reliability and comfort. The LiAZ-5292, LiAZ-4292 and LiAZ-6213 buses are equipped with an automatic transmission, a braking system with an electronic brake force distribution system and ABS, a modern domestic YaMZ-530 engine of the Euro-5 ecological standard, informs the press service of LiAZ.

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  • 21 june 2018

    There were known the details about the new KIA Cerato for Russia

    The new generation of the KIA Cerato sedan has received approval for the type of vehicle in Russia. Sales will start in Russia in the IV quarter of 2018, reported the press service of KIA Motors Rus.

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  • 20 june 2018

    TOP-10 of the most popular foreign cars of Russian production

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", there are 9.3 million foreign cars of Russian production in our country (as of January 1st, 2018). It is 22% of the total parc of passenger cars in Russia.

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  • 20 june 2018

    The production of passenger cars grew by 18% in May

    According to the Federal State Statistics Service, for the first five months of 2018, there were assembled 632,000 passenger cars in the Russian conveyors, which is more by 19.8% than in the same period of the last year.

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  • 20 june 2018

    AUTOVAZ will stop the production of cars for three weeks of summer vacations

    AUTOVAZ Group plans to suspend the production of cars at its enterprises in Togliatti and Izhevsk during the summer vacations from July 23rd to August 13th, 2018, an official representative of the car plant informed RNS agency.

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  • 20 june 2018

    For the last month, 23 companies changed the prices of their cars

    The analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted the monitoring of prices for new cars, which included all automakers officially represented in the Russian market. According to monitoring results, for the last month * the prices for cars have changed at 23 of them. A number of brands raised the prices for several their models.

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  • 20 june 2018

    PSMA Rus launches the production of top versions of Citroen SpaceTourer and Peugeot Traveler

    Kaluga plant "PSMA Rus" launches the production of a full cycle of Citroen SpaceTourer and Peugeot Traveler minibuses in the Business Lounge and Business VIP complete sets on June 25th, 2018.

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  • 20 june 2018

    It was sold more than 117.5 thousand cars under the state programs for 5 months

    Sales of new cars under targeted programs to stimulate the demand were 117,664 units in January - May of 2018, according to the materials of the Ministry of Industry and Trade presented at the meeting of the Commission of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) for Automotive and Agricultural Machinery.

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  • 19 june 2018

    Renault became the leader of the Ukrainian vehicle market in May

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market of new vehicles was to 6,590 units in Ukraine in May of 2018, which is more only by 0.5% than the result of a year ago.The leader of the Ukrainian market was the French brand Renault for the first time this year, which sold 832 vehicles in May - more by 1.8% than a year ago.

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  • 19 june 2018

    61% of the Russian passenger car parc is local production

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", there are slightly more than 42 million passenger cars in Russia (as of January 1st, 2018). At the same time, 61% of them (25.8 million pieces) are assembled in the territory of our country.

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  • 19 june 2018

    Nissan X-Trail became the best-selling brand in Russia in May

    Russian dealers of Nissan sold 5,941 cars in May - more by 3% than a year before. According to the results of five months of 2018, it was sold 29,645 Nissan cars in Russia, which is more by 5% than the figure for the same period of the last year.

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  • 19 june 2018

    Hyundai Creta – is the leader of the market SUV in the cities with a population over a million

    Experts of the agency "AUTOSTAT" analyzed the market of new crossovers and SUVs in the cities of the Russian Federation with a population over a million people and determined the best-selling vehicles for 5 months of 2018.

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  • 19 june 2018

    Jeep increased sales by 46% in Russia in May

    Russian dealers of Jeep sold 146 vehicles in May, which is more by 46% than in the previous year. For five months of 2018, Jeep sales were 598 SUVs in Russia. As reported the press office of FCA Russia, sales of the Grand Cherokee SUV grew by 83% in the last month up to 117 vehicles.

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  • 19 june 2018

    KIA informed about the premieres at the Moscow Motor Show

    The company KIA Motors will present five new and updated models for Russia at the Moscow International Motor Show 2018 (MIMS-2018), which will be held at the Crocus Expo exhibition complex from August 29th to September 9th, 2018.

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  • 18 june 2018

    The introduction of electronic vehicle passport is postponed to 1.5 years in Russia

    At the meeting of the board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), it was decided to extend the possibility of issuing paper vehicle passport with an electronic version of the document until November 1st, 2019, reported the Izvestia newspaper to the press service of the EEC Collegium.

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  • 18 june 2018

    Updated Nissan Juke is launched in the Russian market

    Russian dealers of Nissan began sales of the updated Nissan Juke crossover, which received new personalization options and several improved design elements. In the Russian market, the model would have five variants: QE + and QE + Perso were added to the usual SE, SE + and LE + trims. The updated Nissan Juke is available at a price of 1 million 200 thousand rubles, informed the press service of Nissan.

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  • 18 june 2018

    The new Ferrari Portofino went on sale in Russia

    In Moscow, the presentation of a new coupe-cabriolet Ferrari Portofino took place. The novelty came to replace the model California T, produced since 2014. The car with a rigid folding top is equipped with a petrol turbo V8 3.9 with a capacity of 600 hp and a 7-speed robotic gearbox.

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  • 18 june 2018

    "Daimler KAMAZ Rus" started the production of the new Canter TF

    Daimler KAMAZ Rus started the mass production of Canter TF of the new generation in Naberezhnye Chelny on June 8th, 2018, which will replace Canter TD in the model range. The first delivery of vehicles of the Russian assembly will be available to customers already in July.

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  • 18 june 2018

    TOP-10 of regions of the Russian Federation with the largest number of motorcycles

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the largest parc of motocycles is concentrated in the Krasnodar Territory: about 5% of all motorcycles in the country are registered there. In quantitative terms, this amounts to 113.2 thousand units (as of January 1st, 2018).

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  • 18 june 2018

    Subaru introduced the jubilee special version of Forester in Russia

    Russian dealers of Subaru started the sales of a special crossover Subaru Forester "60th Anniversary" of limited version. The price of a new car is 1 million 969 thousand 900 rubles, informed the press service of Subaru Motor.

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  • 15 june 2018

    Special football version UAZ "Patriot" went on sale

    Russian dealers of UAZ began sales of special versions of UAZ "Patriot" SUV dedicated to the upcoming FIFA World Cup. The price of the novelty is 995 thousand rubles, and there is a discount for a car up to 70 thousand rubles in June.

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  • 15 june 2018

    Volkswagen Golf will return to the Russian market

    The company Volkswagen will return the most popular car of Europe to the Russian market - a hatchback Golf of the seventh generation. As “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” reports with referring to a source in the dealer community, the production of cars for Russia will be organized between July of 2018 and February of 2019.

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  • 15 june 2018

    Volkswagen Polo is the leader in the St. Petersburg market the second month in a row

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market of new cars in St. Petersburg was 9.2 thousand units, which is more by 23% than the result of a year ago. The leader of the local market is Volkswagen Polo sedan the second month in a row - St. Petersburg inhabitants purchased 580 of these cars in May (+ 43%). The second place is occupied by sedan Hyundai Solaris, which was sold in amount of 532 units (-7%). The TOP-three of leaders is closed by KIA Rio (409 units, + 37%). The fourth and fifth positions were occupied by crossovers Hyundai Creta (386 units; + 47%) and Mitsubishi Outlander (271 units; + 28%).

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  • 15 june 2018

    Sports crossover Infiniti QX70 became the best-selling brand in Russia in May

    Russian dealers of Infiniti sold 324 cars in May - more by 9% than a year before. According to the results of five months of 2018, Infiniti's sales were 1,822 vehicles in our country, which is less by 15% than in the same period of the last year.

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  • 15 june 2018

    Belarusian "Unison" will produce electric cars Zotye for Russia

    In Qingdao, the Belarusian-British enterprise “Unison” and the Chinese company Zotye International Automobile Trading signed an agreement on the organization of the production of Zotye electric cars on the territory of Belarus. The contract for a total sum of 560 million dollars presumes the organization of the release of 30 thousand electric cars with a high degree of production localization until 2022.

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  • 15 june 2018

    The market of new trucks grew by 10% in May

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market of new trucks in Russia was 6.1 thousand units in May of 2018, which is more by 9.6% than a year ago. The leader of the truck market is still the Russian manufacturer KAMAZ, which accounted for more than 30% of the total volume in the last month.

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  • 14 june 2018

    The market of new LCV grew by 13.5% in May

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market for new light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia amounted to 9.3 thousand units in May of 2018, which is more by 13.5% than a year ago.

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  • 14 june 2018

    The Russian market of used cars returned to the growth in May

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market of used cars was 486.1 thousand units in Russia in May of 2018, which is more by 11.4% than the result of a year ago.

    Thus, after the fall in March and April, the secondary market again went into the growth. The leader of this market is traditionally the domestic brand LADA, which accounted for more than a quarter of the total volume in the last month. In quantitative terms, it amounts to 125.4 thousand units - more by 3% than in May of 2017.

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  • 14 june 2018

    KAMAZ introduced the first unmanned electric bus

    KAMAZ demonstrated the prototypes of unmanned electric buses in Kazan. The KAMAZ together with the Central Research Automobile and Automotive Institute (NAMI) developed the unmanned vehicle of especially small class “Shuttle” with a category M2, which is designed for traveling on hard-surface roads with the usage of digital maps, navigation systems and vision systems, informed the press service of KAMAZ.

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  • 14 june 2018

    The Kazakhstan vehicle market grew by 36% in May

    Sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Kazakhstan grew by 36.3% in May up to 4993 units.

    For five months of 2018, the republic's residents purchased 20,620 units - more by 40.4% compared to the same period of the last year, according to the Union of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan "KazAvtoProm."

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  • 14 june 2018

    The most popular used cars in cities with a population over 1 million are determined in the Russian Federation

    The analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted a study of the market of used cars, which covered the Russian cities with a population of more than 1 million people. According to the results of the study, model-leaders of the secondary market in each of these cities were determined for 4 months of 2018.

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  • 14 june 2018

    The share of SUV sales exceeded 50% in Moscow

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", there were sold 36.7 thousand new crossovers and SUVs in Moscow by the results of 4 months of 2018. It makes 50.8% of the total volume of the capital passenger car market. Thus, the share of SUV sales overcame the 50% mark for the first time in Moscow.

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  • 13 june 2018

    Mazda increased sales by 43% in Russia in May

    Russian dealers of Mazda sold 2,536 cars in May - more by 43% than a year before. According to the results of five months of 2018, sales of the brand were 11,638 cars in our country, which is more by 33% than in the same period of the last year. As a result, Mazda's market share was 1.7% against 1.5% a year before, according to AEB data.

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  • 13 june 2018

    Sales of used KIA cars grew by 19% in May

    Russian dealers of KIA within the framework of the program of sales of certified used vehicles "KIA Sure" in April sold 553 such cars, which is more by 19% compared to the last year. For five months of 2018, 2409 certified KIA used cars were sold more by 30% than in January-May of 2017, reported the press service of KIA Motors Rus. In the program of sales of certified vehicles with a mileage of "KIA Sure", there are already 80 KIA dealers in Russia.

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  • 13 june 2018

    The new Toyota Camry in May became the best-selling brand in Russia

    Russian dealers of Toyota sold 8,616 cars in May, which is more by 9% than in the previous year. As a result, Toyota took the sixth place by sales among all automakers in Russia, and the market share of the brand was 5.8%, according to the AEB. By the results of five months of 2018, Toyota sales in the Russian market grew by 9% and they were 37,977 cars.

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  • 13 june 2018

    The Russian car market remained on the fifth place in Europe in May

    The automotive market of Russia, which showed the largest growth among the leading car market in Europe in May, nevertheless remained on the fifth place in the European championship. According to the data received by the agency "AUTOSTAT" in the national associations of European automakers, Germany was the on the first place by sales of cars in the last month, where it was sold 305,057 cars (-5.8%).

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  • 13 june 2018

    Volkswagen increased sales of LCV by 25% in Russia in May

    Russian dealers of Volkswagen sold 720 light commercial vehicles in May, which is more by 25% compared to the last year. According to the results of five months of 2018, Volkswagen sales of Commercial Vehicles in Russia grew by 12% and they were 2,840 units, according to the AEB.

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  • 13 june 2018

    Mitsubishi opened the 100th dealer center in Russia

    The company "MMS Rus" opened a new dealer center of Mitsubishi Motors in Novorossiysk - "Autocenter South-Auto Novorossiysk" ("Yug-Avto" autodealer holding company), which became the 100th dealer center of the brand in Russia. According to the press service of MMS Rus, "Yug-Avto" is one of the largest holdings by the sale and maintenance of cars in the South of Russia and it has 20 years of experience in the market of the Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Adygea.

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  • 9 june 2018

    Import of cars grew by 45% for 4 months

    Import of cars to Russia grew by 45.3% up to 93.3 thousand cars for the first four months of 2018. According to the Federal Customs Service (FTS) of Russia, there were imported cars to Russia for 2 billion 347.3 million dollars in the reporting period.

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  • 9 june 2018

    The market of luxury cars continued to fall in April

    According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the volume of the market of new luxury cars in Russia in April of 2018 was 153 units. This is less by 1.3% than a year ago (155 units). More than 50% of the luxury car market falls on the model Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class.

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