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"AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2020". Winter Car tires: preferences of car owners (fourth wave)

"AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2020". Winter Car tires: preferences of car owners (fourth wave)

Exit date 07.12.2020

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The fourth autumn wave of the project is aimed at identifying consumer preferences in the ...

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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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AVTOVAZ refused to develop LADA Van based on Renault Dokker


AVTOVAZ refused to develop a model - a redesigned Renault Dokker under the LADA brand. There are several reasons: firstly, the original X-style design, the original Dokker design, was not popular in the market. Let's remind, for the first time it was talked about the appearance of LADA Van back in 2018. Then it became known that AVTOVAZ was considering the possibility of a new compact commercial van based developing on Dokker base. Later it turned out that the release of this model was provided by a special investment contract concluded by the automaker with the Russian government in March 2019.

According to the "Daily Automobile Magazine", Van would differ from the Dokker by the front end in the uniform X-shaped LADA style, the French Renault engine would be replaced by a VAZ unit. Moreover, the deep localization of LADA Van was not planned. Even the stamped body panels were intended to be imported from Morocco in instance, where the assembly of the original Dokker was established.

According to preliminary data, AVTOVAZ will produce 4000-11000 Van units per a year. AVTOVAZ itself has repeatedly stated that if LadaVan appears in the market, it will not happen until 2022. This was explained by the fact that it would have been a "rash decision" on the part of the plant to create an additional competitor to Largus. But it was decided to abandon the project, including because of the unpopularity of Renault Dokker in Russia: for three years of its presence on the market, this model was sold in the amount of 4,800 units. However, this decision is not final yet.

29.01.21 Association of European Businesses
Source: www.autostat.ru