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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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    In a short time, car sharing has managed to occupy its niche in the auto business of large cities in Russia. Specialists of the agency "AUTOSTAT" and Auto Mail.ru in the course of a joint online survey decided to find out the criteria by which Russians choose the car sharing.



Shareholders of “GAZ Group” re-elected Board of Directors

Shareholders of “GAZ Group” at the extraordinary meeting re-elected the Board of Directors by excluding from its membership the independent director of the Association for Protection of Investors' Rights (API).

According to the agency of “ITAR –TASS” with referring to the data of company, the new member of board of directors was the Deputy General Director of Development  of LLC “Transstroi”, Eugene Ivanov. “GAZ Group” and the corporation “Transstroi” that is controlled by holding company “Basic Element”, Oleg Deripaska.

At the beginning of October, the API said that in its opinion, the automaker intends to withdraw from the board of directors an independent director of the API – the consultant of “Solibey Investments Limited” (Cyprus), Alexander Arthur John Williams. According to the API, the desire of group to change him to another member of the board of directors - is the only purpose of the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting on October 25th, 2013.

At the end of June, “GAZ Group” at the annual meeting of the shareholders re-elected the Board of Directors, which included the president of “GAZ Group”, Bo Inge Andersson, General Director of “Russian Vehicles”, Manfred Aybek, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Russian Vehicles”, Siegfried Wolf, a member of the board of Directors of “Russian vehicles”, Klaus Peter Paul Koob, director of corporate governance and internal control of Company “Basic Element”, Artem Leontiev , General Director of “NAMI”, Maxim Nagaytsev, senior vice -president of “Bank VTB”, Managing Director of “VTB Capital”, Dmitry Snesar, consultant of company “Solibey Investments Limited” (Cyprus), Alexander Arthur John Williams and Nizhny Novgorod Governor, Valery Shantsev. At that time, the shareholders approved the payment of dividends on preferred shares in the amount of RUB 13.72 per share. The Company has not paid dividends since 2007.

The Board of Directors on October 4th prepared the list of candidates for the meeting on the last Friday, which included all the current members of the board, as well as four other candidates. Then the association recommended to support an independent candidate, Alexander Williams, and also suggested that the only reason for the payment of dividends was the deprive of the holders of preferred shares of voting rights and the changing balance of votes at the general meeting of shareholders in order to allow the controlling shareholders to block the election of an independent director of the API. Then the official representative of GAZ Group informed ITAR - TASS that the extraordinary meeting is in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, the company's charter and in compliance with all the rights of minority shareholders. The group understood leery the application of API, which was from the position to protect the interests of a wide range of minority shareholders. The press service also noted that they are applying the involvement of independent members of the board of directors, who were from the current composition Mr.Nagaytsev, Mr.Shantsev and Mr.Snesar.

Now GAZ Group reported that “by the results of meeting of shareholders of “GAZ” elected the board of directors in the new structure to improve the efficiency of society.

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29.10.13 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat.ru