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Assessment of the financial position of Russian car owners and their plans to purchase a car in 2019

Assessment of the financial position of Russian car owners and their plans to purchase a car in 2019

Exit date 07.03.2019

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The new marketing report «ASSESSMENT OF THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF RUSSIAN CAR OWNERS AND THEIR PLANS TO PURCHASE A CAR IN 2019» presents the results of an online survey. The survey was conducted in January 2019 (together with the portal), and more than 7,000 car owners took part in it.

In the course of the study, data were obtained on the level of the financial position of Russian car owners (self-assessment of the financial situation of the family, credit load and availability of savings).

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Motor plant Ford Sollers in Yelabuga produced the 25-thousandth engine


Motor plant Ford Sollers in Yelabuga has produced the 25-thousandth engine since the company's launch in September 2015. Investments in the construction of the Ford Sollers factory for the production of engines were 275 million dollars.

According to the press service of Ford Sollers, at present time Russian gasoline engines are installed at three models of Ford, which are manufactured at the plants in Naberezhnye Chelny and Vsevolozhsk: the subcompact crossover Ford EcoSport received a 1.6 liter Duratec engine with a power of 122 hp, the new Ford Fiesta in versions of the sedan and hatchback - engines rated at 85, 105 and 120 hp, and the new Ford Focus 1.6 L Duratec with 85, 105 and 125 hp.

As part of the long-term strategy to localize Ford Sollers from the start of production, the engines, produced in Yelabuga, receive all the main components from Russian suppliers, and they are produced from local raw materials. Since 2015, Ford Sollers is buying the castings of crankshafts, castings of cylinder blocks and cylinder heads, main bearing caps, spark plugs, produced from domestic raw materials, and since 2016 - pistons from Russian raw materials, conveyor oil for all engines produced at the plant in Yelabuga. In the future, the list of localized components will be replenished with other aluminum components, as well as fasteners and wires.

The plant is equipped with advanced, high-tech equipment, which allowed the automation of production processes by 95%. The engine's production includes machining the crankshaft, cylinder head and cylinder block, assembly line, and a quality control line. The equipment of all shops meets all the requirements of productivity, environmental friendliness and safety in accordance with the world standards of Ford.

The maximum annual capacity of the engine plant Ford Sollers is 200 thousand engines per year. At least 30% of Ford cars, produced in Russia, will be equipped with local engines.

23.03.17 AA "AUTOSTAT"