Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019
  • 14.03.19 Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019

    In February of 2019, sales of new cars in Russia fell by 3.6% in compare with February of 2018. The mass segment for the second month in a row shows a negative trend (-4.8%). Its sales amounted to 112,135 vehicles, which is 90.6% of the total sales.



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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Volvo recalls about 2 thousand cars in Russia


“Volvo Cars” announced the recall of 1937 Volvo S90, V90 Cross Coutry, XC40, XC60 and XC90 cars, sold from 2017 to the present. The reason for the recall is the detected deviation in the software of the communication module. It may affect the operation of systems dependent on the connected services, for example, Volvo OnCall systems. This deviation in software can also affect the operation of other functions, in particular, driver support systems. This can lead to the fact that the car will report the wrong information or does not provide information on its location to the emergency center at all, reports the press service of Rosstandart.

Authorized representatives of Volvo Cars manufacturers will inform car owners by sending letters and / or by phone about the need to provide the vehicle to the nearest dealership for repair work. In vehicles it will be updated software communication module.

Recall that Russian dealers of Volvo sold 7772 cars in 2018, which is more by 10.9% than a year before. The second-generation mid-size crossover XC60, sold out in the amount of 2830 units, became the bestseller of the brand in the Russian market.

As AUTOSTAT reported earlier, in June of 2019, Volvo Cars will start the sales of the new Volvo V60 Cross Country model in Russia, and in August a new S60 sedan will appear in the Russian market. Meanwhile, the deliveries to Russia of Volvo S60, Volvo S60 Cross Country and V60 Cross Country models of the previous generation have been completed.

05.02.19 AUTOSTAT