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AvtoVAZ is planning to produce the first 100 ElLada electric cars, based on the Lada Kalina, next year, vice-president on technical development of the company Evgeniy Shmelev said.
According to his words, the cost of the electric cars will probably exceed the price of the Lada Kalina two times. The Lada Kalina cost varies from 280,000 to 390,000 roubles depending on the engine and the package, PRIME agency reports. As for the ElLada, two prototypes have been produces so far, the cost of each of them is over 1 million roubles, E. Shmelev said.
Alternate deputy chairman of Stavropol Territory government Georgiy Yefremov announced, that the region is ready to offer preferential terms for electric car buyers. “We are ready to subsidize 10% of the car cost during three years”, - he said. According to the functionary, the first 100 electric cars will be used in Kislovodsk and at international airport in Mineralnye Vody.
The ELLADA, which weighs 1,200 kg, accelerates up to 100 km/h during 13 seconds, maximum speed is 140 km/h, cruising range is 140 km, charging time from usual electrical network is 8 hours. According to AvtoVAZ, the electric cars can be used in health-resort zones in the Southern regions of Russia, where winters are not extremely cold.
As part of the implementation of innovative solution in production processes, Ford Sollers Company has installed new high-tech equipment at its engine plant in Yelabuga. Modernization was carried out at the sites of quality control and additional testing.more
Kaliningrad plant "Avtotor" began the production of a new model Genesis G80. This is the second car of the premium brand, which was launched in Kaliningrad, reported the press service of Avtotor. Since October of the last year, the company produces the flagship sedan Genesis G90.more
At the Honda plant in East Liberty, Ohio, the production of the fifth-generation CR-V model for the Russian market started. The new Honda CR-V will make its debut in Russia in mid-2017.more
Experts of the analytical agency AUTOSTAT conducted a study of the financial capacity of the market of new cars in RF regions in 2011-2013.more
In 2012 the number of cars in Russia grew more than 10% in comparison to last year.more
According to data of analytic agency AUTOSTAT, the number of sales of cars was 2,7 million units in the after sales market in January-June of 2012 and it was more by 24% than in January-June of the previous year, when it was sold 2,1 million of new carsmore