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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


Where do Russians prefer to buy car tires?


Daimler can buy only 5-6% of KAMAZ instead of 15%

The German auto company Daimler would like to have a control share in KAMAZ by 2017-2018 but while it carries on negotiations with "Troyka Dialogue" for purchase only 5-6% of the enterprise shares, Sergey Chemezov, the general director of "Rostechnologies" (it owns 37.8% of KAMAZ shares) and the chairman of board of directors of KAMAZ, said. Earlier it was informed that Daimler plans to increase the share to blocking holding through purchase of 15% of KAMAZ shares from "Troyka.
There are negotiations with Daimler mainly about sale of 15% of shares, the newspaper "Kommersant" writes referring to its sources. Mr. Chemezovs words about possible sale of 5-6% mean only that the German company has no money to purchase 15%. Really, according to Sergey Chemezov, it is planned to sell shares on the basis of same estimations at which Daimler bought the first 10% a year ago. That holding was sold with the serious bonus to the market: Daimler paid 250 million dollars whereas the holding cost only 76 million dollars under market quotations. Thus, the Russian side expects to receive not less than 375 million dollars for the next 15% of KAMAZ shares from the company. On Friday this holding cost only 240 million dollars at the Moscow Interbank Stock Exchange.
But purchase of 5-6% of KAMAZ shares, moreover with such bonus, is uninteresting to Daimler, as the transaction will not add influence on the plant, experts remark. It makes sense for Daimler to buy 5-6%, only if the "Troyka Dialogue" agrees to sell them with a discount to the last year"s estimation and will promise favorable conditions of increase of the Daimlers share in KAMAZ at least to the blocking. Otherwise it will be difficult to explain to minority shareholders of Daimler the sense of purchase of the first 10% of KAMAZ shares with such serious bonus to the market.