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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

02 june more info


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.

05 julymore info


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.



Ford Sollers increased the level of localization of the crossover Ford Kuga in Russia


ord Sollers has completed the project to increase the localization of crossover Ford Kuga, which became possible due to a significant increase in demand for the model in Russia. As the press service of Ford Sollers reports, from the beginning of 2017 the large plastic parts, plastic moldings, rear and front bumper parts, plastic weather cloths were localized for the production of Ford Kuga in Elabuga. In addition, Kuga received new steel stamped wheels made from Russian raw materials. All localized components are already installed on Ford Kuga of Russian production. Currently, , the level of localization exceeds 60% in average for the model range produced in Russia.

Crossover Ford Kuga is currently one of the leaders in Ford sales in Russia, behind only the permanent best seller of the brand - the Ford Focus model. From January to September, almost 10 thousand crossovers were sold, 55% more than in the same period in 2016. Already in the basic version of Trend, this model is equipped with a 2.5 liter engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission, air conditioning, 7 airbags and an audio system with 6 speakers.

Already at the start of production, Russian suppliers delivered body parts for the Ford Kuga to the body, glass, seats, side and passenger airbags, front seat belts, plastic interior parts and upholstery, carpet floor, instrument panel and electrical wiring, brake and fuel pipes, multifunctional display multimedia system, batteries, exhaust system, tires and aluminum wheels, door locks; bonnet, boot and door openers.

A significant share of these components is also made of Russian raw materials: for example, air ducts are manufactured from plastic supplied by the enterprise of PJSC "Kazanorgsintez", and stamped body panels are made of rolled metal PAO MMK (Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine). In Russia, there are also produced car paints, sealants and waxes, liquids for cooling the engine and washing the glasses for priming in the car.

Total investment in the production capacity of Ford Sollers in Russia was about 1.5 billion dollars. The company also has its own engine production in Yelabuga, where a 1.6-liter Duratec engine is produced. The localization of this power unit, which is installed at Ford Fiesta, EcoSport and Ford Focus, has already reached 78%.

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