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Dynamics of the Russian car market in 2018
  • 17.01.19 Dynamics of the Russian car market in 2018

    In 2018, sales of new cars in Russia grew by 12.8% in compare with 2017. Both segments - the mass and premium ones - also showed the growth (+ 13.9% and + 7.4%, respectively). Sales of cars of mass brands reached 1 572 246 units in 2018, the share of which is 91.2% of the total sales volume.

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Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

Ford Mondeo sedan has received a technological upgrade aimed at the safety improving of the car and improving of the intelligent driver assistance systems. People can order updated Ford Mondeo at all official Ford dealers in Russia.

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About 670 Audi cars are to be recalled in Russia

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Volkswagen Group Rus has announced the recall of 618 Audi A4, A5 cars and 46 units of the Audi R8 model. In total, 664 cars of the German premium brand, sold from 2017 to 2018, are to be recalled, the press service of Rosstandart reports.

It is reported that the torque ramp for the fuel rail screws can be varied in 618 Audi A4 and A5 cars with TFSI engines of 1.2 and 1.4 liters. This may lead to loosening of the individual screws during operation of the vehicles. It will be checked screws mounting of the fuel rail in vehicles that fall under the recall.

Also, 46 Audi R8 cars are to be recalled, in which, with a dynamic driving style in combination with abrupt maneuvers, oil can flow out through the transmission ventilation pipe. As a consequence, smoke is possible and fire may occur.

As previously reported AUTOSTAT, quite recently - on October 29th - about 7 thousand Audi cars fell under the recall in Russia. The reason for the recall was the possible penetration of moisture into the electronic components, which could lead to overheating and failure of the additional coolant pump.

01.11.18 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru