All Russia articles – Page 3

  • Alexey_Kokotkin
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    Russia conference: Quality is more important than ever for Toyota

    2016-07-05T13:58:32Z

    The decline in Russian vehicles sales means a fewer of them are being moved around. That means there is now time to focus on installing better quality processes in transport services, according to Alexey Kokotkin, manager logistics, vehicles, Toyota Motor Russia (pictured), who was speaking at last week’s Automotive Logistics ...

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    Russia conference: Turkish exports still struggling to find their way into Russia

    2016-07-04T12:18:43Z

    Sanctions on Turkish imports imposed by Russia last year have eased, but difficulties still remain for those seeking to move goods across the border, delegates at last week's Automotive Logistics Russia conference were told. Despite some longstanding trade agreements, tensions replaced ties late last year as two Turkish F-16 ...

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    Russia conference: Light at the end of a long tunnel

    2016-07-01T16:38:27Z

    We've seen a lot of changes at the Automotive Logistics Russia conferences over the years. Currently, it's less a case of 'winter is coming', more 'winter is here'. However, despite the bleak outlook, if automotive companies can weather the storm, the country is eventually expected to recover, write Christopher Ludwig ...

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    Russian car exports to Ukraine pick up

    2016-07-01T09:57:55Z

    Despite continuing geopolitical tensions between the two countries, car exports from Russia to Ukraine have shown signs of improvement for the first time in three years, according to the latest statistics from the Association of Ukrainian Motor Vehicles Manufacturers (UkrAutoprom). Russian vehicle exports to Ukraine fell 57% last year compared ...

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    Russia conference: The long road to recovery

    2016-06-29T15:53:32Z

    For the past several years, Russia’s economy and automotive industry have been facing a 'perfect storm'. Practically everything that could happen to hurt the sector and its consumers has done so, whether it be the decrease in energy prices (upon which the Russian economy is highly dependent), a significant currency ...

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    Automotive Logistics Russia is being broadcast Live!

    2016-06-29T09:48:26Z

    The Automotive Logistics Russia conference is now underway and is simultaneously being streamed live online. Speakers will be addressing the challenges times Russia’s automotive sector is going through, but looking at the innovative responses and new opportunities that the challenges stimulate. There is new focus on localisation, with import flows ...

  • Gefco_REC_signing1
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    Gefco signs deal with Russian Export Center for automotive services

    2016-06-27T16:46:06Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Russian Export Center to provide services for Russian and international exporters operating in the country. Gefco said the agreement would start with the provision of export services for the automotive industry before moving into other manufacturing sectors. Russian ...

  • Vsevolozhsk_Ford_Sollers
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    Ford-Sollers to reform supplier arrangements in Russia

    2016-05-31T11:35:36Z

    Ford-Sollers is planning to increase localisation of inbound materials in Russia from 50% to 55% this year and review its arrangements with tier one suppliers in an effort to cut its logistics spend, the carmaker’s vice-president, Adel Sherinov, has revealed. Despite its 93% growth in sales in Russia in the ...

  • GM_Uzbek
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    Top GM-Uzbekistan execs arrested over fraud allegations

    2016-05-10T15:10:02Z

    Tokhirjon Jalilov, the chief executive officer of GM-Uzbekistan, has been arrested along with nine other executives at the joint venture company, after an investigation by Uzbekistan’s General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) alleging fraud in relation to the export of vehicles to Russia via Kazakhstan. National security services made the arrests on ...

  • Russian logistics provider car carrier
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    Russia: Buried under the rouble

    2016-04-05T10:31:08Z

    With a bad situation in Russia expected to get even worse this year, Russian logistics providers are doing all they can to hold on to business In 2015, the Russian automotive logistics sector felt the effects of the country’s car sales crisis, with the demand for service providers throughout Russia ...

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    Russian carmakers decry Kazakhstan’s customs policy

    2016-03-30T15:58:58Z

    Russian carmakers say they have been dramatically hit by the utilisation and registration fee on vehicle imports introduced by neighbouring Kazakhstan at the beginning of this year. Alexander Morozov, Russia's deputy minister of industry and trade The registration fee for new cars varies between $300-400 per unit, while the ...

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    Toyota to start production of RAV4 at St Petersburg plant

    2016-03-16T15:12:35Z

    Japanese carmaker Toyota has shown some rare evidence of confidence in the Russian market with the announcement that it will begin production of its RAV4 SUV there from August this year. It will be made alongside the Camry, which Toyota has been making at its plant in St Petersburg since ...

  • Nicolas_Maure
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    All change in the east as Maure replaces Andersson at Avtovaz

    2016-03-16T12:01:07Z

    Nicolas Maure (pictured) has been announced as the new chief executive officer of Russian carmaker Avtovaz, following the news that Bo Andersson is stepping down . Maure’s appointment takes effect from April 4th. Maure is currently managing director for Renault Group operations in Romania. The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a joint ...