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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


Are Russians ready for the purchase of a used car at a dealer?
  • 13.06.19 Are Russians ready for the purchase of a used car at a dealer?

    The analytic agency “AUTOSTAT” within the framework of the project “AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS - 2019. Used cars: preferences of car owners” (third wave) * investigated the willingness of car owners to consider purchase of a used car at a dealership. This study was conducted by online survey in March of 2019; it was attended by more than 1,900 car owners of various car brands.



Avtotor mastered the release of new KIA Seltos trim levels


Kaliningrad Avtotor plant began the production of the compact KIA Seltos crossover in a full cycle. Installation of equipment to launch the production of the model was started in January of 2020, the press service of the enterprise informed. For the production of KIA Seltos, a welding line was put into operation, equipped with advanced equipment, including modern machine tools with program control, providing additional control of the quality of welding, which can improve significantly the accuracy of operations.

The new welding line allows the production of up to 30 thousand bodies per a year. Over a hundred people work there. And the total investments in the installation and commissioning of equipment reached about 20 million Euros. As noted, the production launch of the new model with welding and body painting was carried out ahead of schedule, which was established in accordance with the special investment contract signed by Avtotor with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kaliningrad region. Recall that Seltos becomes the fourth model of the brand, after the Cerato sedan, the urban Soul crossover and the mid-size Sorento crossover (II generation), produced in Kaliningrad in a full cycle (welding, painting, assembly).

The beginning of the full-scale production allows the list expanding of available versions and complete sets of KIA Seltos: now for this model 6 complete sets of the car, 4 engines, 4 gearboxes, front-wheel or all-wheel drive are available. In total, with the appearance of KIA Seltos 1.6 MPI, the number of KIA Seltos versions in Russia reaches twenty-one. In particular, the basic version will appear - with a 123-HP engine, front-wheel drive and a mechanical transmission. Also, Avtotor plant will produce versions with a similar engine, four-wheel drive and automatic transmission. The start of sales of KIA Seltos 1.6 MPI is expected in June of 2020.

23.04.20 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru