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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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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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Nissan could launch the production of Qashqai in Russia in 2014

Nissan Qashqai

Japanese car producer Nissan is going to start the production of the most saleable model in Russia in its plant in St. Petersburg in 2014 – the compact crossover Qashqai.

“We plan either to transfer the part of production from Sunderland or to increase the production in Russia up to 100 thousand cars in 2014”, - the vice-president of engineering of Nissan, Kolin Louter, informed Automotive News. By his words, the produced Qashqai in Russia will belong to the new generation and all produced cars will be sold only in Russia. Mr. Louter has also added that after 2014 it is planned to change the present crossover X-Trail to a concept Hi-Cross that was presented in Geneva, wrote «RBК daily».

Plant Nissan in Sunderland is the main production base of Japanese company in Europe, it produced 480,48 thousand cars in the previous year, among which 301,27 thousand vehicles were Qashqai. Russia is the very important market for Nissan cars that were produced in the British plant of company in Sunderland. In 2011 deliveries of cars from this plant to Russia increased by 73% to 60 thousand vehicles, informed Auto.Vesti.Ru. Meanwhile, it will be launched the production of electric cars Leaf for European market in the British plant of Nissan from the next year. This car will be produced on the same line with Qashqai, so it is planned to transfer the part of production of crossovers to Russia, explained Mr. Louter.

St. Petersburg plant Nissan was opened in 2009; its production capacity is 50 thousand cars per a year. At the present time the enterprise produces three models: Nissan Teana, X-Trail and Murano. By the results of 2011 the plant Nissan in St. Petersburg produced 43,2 thousand cars and it is more by 74,2% than in the previous year. More than a half of this amount is occupied by crossover Nissan X-Trail.


10.04.12 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru