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Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Exit date 02.06.2020

Format PDF, 55 стр.

Price 960 eur.

report contains information on automotive vehicle production in Russia, particularly passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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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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Leaders of Russian car market in April of 2019

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In Russia, the production of a new cross-hatchback KIA Rio X-Line was launched

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At the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus (HMMR) plant in St. Petersburg on October 16th, the mass production of the new cross-hatchback KIA Rio X-Line began, which will go on sale in November of 2017. The novelty is made on full-cycle technology with stamping, welding and painting the body and the level of localization of 47%, reports the press service of KIA Motors Rus. The new body type and other features of the cross-hatchback required additional preparation and adjustment of the equipment. In the press shop, new stamps appeared, prepared at the KIA Motors plant in Korea, the robots and equipment of the stamping lines were reconfigured. Reconfiguration of robots was also carried out in the welding and painting shops. 

The finishing tests of the prototypes were carried out jointly by the engineers of the HMMR plant and the representatives of the KIA Motors research center in Namyang (Korea) to achieve the best adaptation of the Rio X-Line to the climatic and road conditions of Russia. In the tests, the new cross-hatchback has passed more than 230 thousand km in addition to 850 thousand test kilometers passed by the new generation Kia Rio sedan.

Recall, the production of KIA Rio was first launched at the HMMR plant in August of 2011. In July of this year, the company launched the fourth generation of the model. In just six years, the plant produced 594 thousand KIA Rio of third and fourth generation with sedan and hatchback bodies. During this time the model became the most popular in the KIA line and it is the absolute leader by sales in Russia. From January to September of 2017, 73,532 KIA Rio cars were sold, and for September – 10,446 cars of both generations.

18.10.17 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat.ru