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AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

Exit date 12.12.2019

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Price 3500 eur.

The third autumn wave of the project is aimed at the consumer preferences in the purchase and operation of winter tires.

12 december 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


What kind of cars do people from Russian cities with a million population buy?
  • 05.10.18 What kind of cars do people from Russian cities with a million population buy?

    In the period from January to August 2018, 1.14 million new cars were sold in the Russian market. Three leading models, according to the data of the analytic agency AUTOSTAT, look like this: KIA Rio, LADA Vesta and LADA Granta. These three models have a significant lead over their closest pursuers and they are leaders in 13 million-plus cities of 16.



Magna hurries to consolidate a position on the Russian market

The Canadian manufacturer of auto components, Magna, has rented the shop of 12,000 m2 on the territory of "Izhorskiye factories of the company SM Dors for three years in order in the first quarter of 2009 to arrange manufacture of plastic details of interior and exterior of cars for the enterprises in St. Petersburg. The Vsevolozhsk Ford plant will become the first consumer where Magna will supply bumpers.
Thus, experts note that the company hurries to enter the Russian market before the set up of own plant to occupy its niche earlier than competitors. The equipment, which Magna will bring for this shop from one of the sites in Europe, in the future will be transferred to the new plant. By the time of its opening the company will have already had a sales market and clear vision about its requirements.
In December 2006 Magna bought 30 ha from the government of St.-Petersburg in the industrial zone Shushary-2 near to plants of Toyota, General Motors and being built Suzuki. Predictably, investments will constitute about $60 million and the enterprise will produce plastic and metal auto components and also gearboxes.
Besides, according to the newspaper "Vedomosti", in the nearest future Magna plans to sign the agreement about plant building which will produce plastic details in the Kaluga region. The project cost will make some tens of millions euro, since 2009 the enterprise will be producing components for Volkswagen plant.