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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 […]

Russian car sales plunged more than expected in January

Russian car sales plunged more than expected in January

The car sales trend keeps going down in Russia, as January reports show a steeper decline than analysts have predicted. The Russian automotive market started the year on the same downfall trend, a decline that pushed the industry last year to the lowest level since the country’s previous recession in […]

Russia’s car industry to get subsidies in 2016

Russia’s car industry to get subsidies in 2016

The Russian government plans to stop the downfall of the country’s automotive market by giving subsides on buying new cars this year. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to provide 50 billion rubles (around 650 million dollars) in government subsidies to the country’s troubled car industry. Half […]

Russia: Engine oil counterfeiters busted in Moscow

Russia: Engine oil counterfeiters busted in Moscow

A very lucrative illegal counterfeit engine oil business was exposed last month in the Russian capital city, a ring that generated profits of around 160 million dollars a year. You will have to be extra careful from now on when you plan to change the oil on your car, especially […]