The driverless car StarLine has travelled 2500 km in autonomous mode

As reported by the company press office, the StarLine smart driverless car has completed the 2500 km St Petersburg-Kazan route. Residents of 14 Russian cities and the participants of two international events have taken part in the test-drive. Hundreds of social network users have watched live broadcasts and news about the course of the research experiment of … Continue reading The driverless car StarLine has travelled 2500 km in autonomous mode

KAMAZ plans to start the serial production of driverless vehicles in 2022

The serial production of the SHUTTLE driverless vehicles may start at Kamaz plant in 2022. The relevant statement has been made by the deputy general director of Kamaz: Gumerov “Currently, we have four prototypes, on which technology is being developed. We won’t be manufacturing any prototypes next year, we’ll work on them. We are operating in implementation … Continue reading KAMAZ plans to start the serial production of driverless vehicles in 2022

Derways may discontinue the assembly of Lifan and Chery

The circumstances at Derways car company, making full-cycle assembly of Lifan and Chery vehicles in Cherkessk, have recently gone tense. The unclear position of the company concerning the provision of government support and constant checks have resulted in neither Lifan nor Chery signing a contract with Derways for the moment, for next year’s assembly operations. Lifan has … Continue reading Derways may discontinue the assembly of Lifan and Chery

Commissioning has started at the Moscow plant of Mercedes-Benz

Commissioning has started at the Moscow plant of Mercedes-Benz. The factory of Daimler Group, established in the Solnechnogorsk district of Moscow region is getting ready to commence operations. According to Auto Review, the equipment installation of the newly built welding and paint shops has already been completed and the equipment work on the two assembly lines is coming … Continue reading Commissioning has started at the Moscow plant of Mercedes-Benz

AVTOVAZ plans to increase engine production to 590,000 units in 2019

Avtovaz plans to manufacture 546,000 engines in 2018, as stated by the director of engine production Alexander Sverchkov. The company intends to manufacture 590,000 engines next year. Avtovaz also plans to expand production for exports, as told by Sverchkov. “4800 engines have been manufactured for the Renault plant in Turkey. The figure is planned to be increased … Continue reading AVTOVAZ plans to increase engine production to 590,000 units in 2019

Russian car market has increased by 8% in October 201

As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, Russian car market has increased by 8.2% or by 12,097 units year-on-year in October 2018 and amounted to 160,425 vehicles. Within the January – October period of this year 1,457,857 cars were sold in total. Joerg Schreiber, Chairman of the committee commented: “Moving into the final quarter of the year, Russian car sales … Continue reading Russian car market has increased by 8% in October 201

The production of new Ford Trucks has started at Avtotor plant

As announced by the company press office, Avtotor has begun to manufacture the new models of Ford Trucks from the road series – model 1833 with 4×2 wheel formula and model 2533 with 6×2 wheel formula. The new series is an updated version of the Ford 1832 and Ford 2532 models, which were well-established in the Russian market. The more … Continue reading The production of new Ford Trucks has started at Avtotor plant

GAZ Group has launched the assembly of GAZ and Ural vehicles in Cuba

GAZ Group has started the assembly production of GAZ and Ural vehicles in Cuba, as stated by the deputy prime minister of Russia Yuri Borisov. “We attended the opening of the assembly line of GAZ and Ural this morning. We have provided supplies to the assembly sites at Cuban factories, which already make production at a … Continue reading GAZ Group has launched the assembly of GAZ and Ural vehicles in Cuba

Rostec and Pirelli Tyre Russia will invest €100 million in the expansion

The state company Rostec and Pirelli Tyre Russia have signed a memorandum, proposing expansion plans to the production capacity of the tyre factory in Voronezh. The production volume will be risen from 2 million to more than 4 million units per year, in order to satisfy the predicted growth in Russian and international markets. Approximately €100 million will be … Continue reading Rostec and Pirelli Tyre Russia will invest €100 million in the expansion

KAMAZ will establish a new JV in Uzbekistan: “KAMAZ ASIA CENTRE”

As announced by the company press office, Kamaz and UzAutoTrailer, part of Uzavtosanoat, have signed an agreement, proposing the creation of the “Kamaz Asia Centre” joint venture. The product of the joint venture – gas modification Kamaz vehicle with RGK engine – has been presented at the ceremony held in Uzbekistan, following the signature of the agreement. The … Continue reading KAMAZ will establish a new JV in Uzbekistan: “KAMAZ ASIA CENTRE”