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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)

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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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Without radio and multi-wheel: how AVTOVAZ solves the problem with microchips

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The global semiconductor shortage has become a huge problem in the global automotive industry. At the beginning of the year, in a number of countries (USA, Japan, China), this deficit resulted in stoppages of conveyors and a declared decrease in the vehicle production. The problem still remains unresolved, and in February - June there were already many cases when large factories stopped due to understaffing of vehicles with electronic systems. Naturally, the Russian car industry also suffers.

So, AVTOVAZ in June has already announced at least three stops - either on the B0 line, or paused in the production of Granta and Niva. But in the days when AVTOVAZ worked, it increased its output. Because the Russian car market turned out to be higher than Nicolas Maure's expectations. So, in May AVTOVAZ sold 38284 LADA cars in our country (2.5 times higher than a year before), and according to the results of five months - 160,123 cars (53% higher than the indicator for the same period of the previous year).

As a temporary measure to solve the shortage of microchips at AVTOVAZ, it was decided to simplify the complete set of manufactured vehicles. So, the dealer network has already received "Lada" without a multimedia system and a multifunction steering wheel with a cruise control function, while the Comfort Light equipment has become cheaper by 10-13 thousand rubles. Most likely, the lack of these options will not stop the buyers and they will “sweep away” the delivered lot anyway. People will take "Lada" in a "cut-down" configuration, because they already know: from July 1st, AVTOVAZ will raise prices for the whole LADA model range. But what happens next? Great question. After all, if a car can still be imagined without a radio and multifunction steering wheel, then in other options everything does not look so optimistic. According to some experts, semiconductors, or microchips, are now presented in almost all electronic units and affect about 60% of options in modern cars.

These are packages of driver assistance systems, and virtual displays on some models, and car-phone interface units, tire pressure systems, heated glass control systems and much more. The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation expects that the situation will stabilize by the end of summer, but a number of experts believe that the problem will be for a longer period.

28.06.21 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru