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Russia’s AvtoVAZ not to recover until 2018

Russia’s AvtoVAZ not to recover until 2018

The biggest carmaker in Russia will not make any profit until at least 2016, according to its newly appointed chief executive officer. Russia’s largest automaker AvtoVAZ, controlled by Renault-Nissan Alliance through the Rostec Auto BV company, has also been affected by the deep local economic crisis, as sales of Lada […]

Russia gets the Polo Sedan GT, packs 1.4 TSI

Russia gets the Polo Sedan GT, packs 1.4 TSI

The German supermini is almost just as iconic as the Golf, so no wonder certain markets get models with its moniker – case in point the sedan available in Russia. While not available in Western Europe, the Polo Sedan is model that has been selling well in Russia and it […]

Renault unveils the new Russian-exclusive Kaptur in Moscow

Renault unveils the new Russian-exclusive Kaptur in Moscow

The French automaker has taken the wraps off the new Renault Kaptur, a Russian-exclusive version of the European Captur tailored to the market’s specific needs. While the two look virtually indistinguishable, the Kaptur is different because it has been developed to meet the specific needs and queries of the Russian […]

Toyota to build the RAV4 SUV in Russia starting from August

Toyota to build the RAV4 SUV in Russia starting from August

The Japanese automaker kept its commitment to locally produce its popular RAV4 model and it announced August as the starting month for building the SUV in Russia. Toyota Motor said in 2013 it would invest to expand capacity at its St. Petersburg plant in Russia where it would start assembling […]

Kia aims to improve its position in Russia

Kia aims to improve its position in Russia

The South Korean automaker is confident that it will keep its strong position on the Russian market, a company’s region executive told Reuters. The Russian automotive market keeps struggling, as the country’s economy is facing the worst pace in a decade and all automakers are trying to cope with the […]