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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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St. Petersburg plant Nissan will go to work in one shift

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St. Petersburg Nissan plant will switch to one shift in a few months due to a decrease in demand in the Russian car market. This was reported in the press service of Nissan, noting that the Russian market remains a priority for the company, and that the plant’s capabilities will allow it to return to the two-shift schedule as soon as the market situation improves.

The company also added that the work in one shift of Nissan plant is not related to the coronavirus factor, although the manufacturer had problems with the supply of components from China at the beginning of the previous month, now there are none.

According to the executive director of Autostat agency, Sergey Udalov, now the main problem for Nissan in the Russian market is a narrow model range that has not been updated for a long time. Sales are supported mainly by X-Trail and Qashqai, but the offer of crossovers is too limited and there is no low-cost SUV at a price similar to Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and KIA Seltos. The solution could be the line expanding or a radical update of the models, the expert concludes.

Recall that the performance of Nissan in St. Petersburg is 100 thousand cars per a year. The capacities of the plant, which currently produces Nissan Qashqai, X-Trail and Murano crossovers, allow the production of up to five different models at one time.

As AUTOSTAT previously reported, by the end of 2019, St. Petersburg Nissan plant produced 52,339 cars, which is lower by 7.4% in compare with the record 2018 year for the company.

05.03.20 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru