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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

Analytics

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

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What winter tires do Russian car owners prefer?
  • 06.12.18 What winter tires do Russian car owners prefer?

    Experts of the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" in the framework of the new research "AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS - 2018. Car tires: car owners' preferences" conducted a survey on the choice and operation of winter tires. The results of a survey that was conducted in November showed that 94.2% of respondents “change” their tires for the winter ones and only 5.8% do not have a second set of tires.

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News

Sales of LADA 4x4 SUVs will be continued in Germany

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AvtoVAZ left the European market in April due to tougher environmental regulations. But it is planned to continue the sales of LADA 4x4 SUVs in Germany and a way to do it was even found.

The importer of LADA in Germany still keeps a thousand units of the three-door LADA 4x4 SUVs in stock, said Max Schmidt, LADA Germany sales director. The company is going to develop independently the cars in order to be able to offer a model in 2020. Moreover, the importer is registered as an independent manufacturer in Germany. However, after completion, the SUV may lose its price attractiveness, because now it costs 11,990 Euros in an export version with protection against corrosion, whereas the Urban version costs 13290 Euros. In addition, there is a five-door, more spacious version of the car, more expensive by 1500 Euros.

If the manufacturer, in violation of the emission standards, releases the car to the market, it will have to pay a penalty for harming the environment. And for LADA 4x4, according to Mr. Schmidt, it will amount to “incredible” 6,400 Euros for each sold car. 

Currently, the SUV is WLTP certified at a rate of 9.8 liters per 100 km. This value, which can be easily reduced, corresponds to a CO2 emission of 226 grams per kilometer.

However, experts suspect another reason for AVTOVAZ’s withdrawal from the Western European market: since January 2017, LADA has been a part of the Renault group, while modern AVTOVAZ models, such as Vesta and XRAY, and in some way LADA 4×4, compete with the low-cost cars Renault and Dacia.

21.06.19 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru