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  • GEFCO Corby-180
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    Gefco: Full of get up and go

    2018-05-15T17:13:49Z

    French transport and logistics provider Gefco started 2018 with an announcement in Paris that it was looking to cooperate more closely with its partners and customers . At the same time, the company said it was looking for international growth and new business as it continued to move beyond the ...

  • Hyundai-Russia
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    Russia ends era of industrial agreements

    2018-05-15T14:54:20Z

    Russia is scrapping its Regulation 166 agreement, which allows foreign carmakers building cars in the country to import parts at preferential rates of customs duty. According to the country’s Ministry of Economic Development, the industrial agreement regime will cease on July 1 this year. In a statement posted on its ...

  • Russia sees the shortage of automotive carriers feature
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    Russia: Recovery still down the road

    2018-05-14T16:22:02Z

    Sales of finished vehicles in Russia rose 11.9% in 2017 over the previous year to reach 1.59m units, according to estimates in early January by the Association of European Businesses (AEB). Russia’s long-awaited recovery began in March and gained momentum throughout the year, peaking in December with monthly sales of ...

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    Russia moves to boost domestic EV market

    2018-05-09T10:34:33Z

    Russia has announced a series of support measures to boost domestic sales of electric vehicles (EVs) from fewer than 100 units in 2017 to nearly 100,000 units by 2025 – or 4-5% of overall vehicle sales.According to the federal government’s national strategy for automotive development in Russia, up to 90% ...

  • GAZ_Nizhny_7
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    Gaz Group faces halt in assembly

    2018-05-02T12:29:28Z

    Gaz Group is reported to have said that it may have to cease vehicle assembly in Russia in June because of recently imposed US sanctions that have blocked the import of automotive components from the US, Germany and the Czech Republic. The OEM’s production and export operations have been in ...

  • 2018_01_08_PM_Cuxport_Frejya
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    Trusting the market will stay afloat

    2018-04-26T09:42:00Z

    European vehicle-handling ports saw growth in vehicle vehicle volumes in 2017, however geo-political worries – not least Brexit – is causing concerns. Ports continue to invest but there are worries over future volumes and capacity levels. 

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    Trump sanctions leave Gaz exports in doubt

    2018-04-25T13:02:29Z

    The production and export operations of Gaz Group in Russia remain up in the air, after the US first imposed and then delayed sanctions against its owner Oleg Deripaska this month.Deripaska was as one of seven Russian businessmen and 12 companies targeted by the US in early April in response ...

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    Russia to halt parts imports during Fifa World Cup

    2018-04-25T12:11:08Z

    Russia is likely to cease importing almost all automotive components and spare parts for two months from May 25 to July 25, as the federal government seeks to impose unprecedented security measures in the country for the duration of the Fifa World Cup 2018 football tournament.The government is planning to ...

  • 76379_Yves CARACATZANIS
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    Caracatzanis replacing Maure as CEO of Avtovaz

    2018-04-16T13:02:02Z

    Nicolas Maure is moving out of his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz to take up a new position at the beginning of June as Renault Group senior vice-president alongside his role as chairman of the Eurasia region at the carmaker. Yves Caracatzanis will become the new CEO of ...

  • AvtoVazLada
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    EU emissions rules leave Russia’s carmakers in a quandary

    2018-03-28T11:18:01Z

    Russian carmakers may be forced to cut exports to the European Union as a result of the latter’s latest carbon emissions regulations, it has emerged. In a statement released earlier this month, Avtovaz said the latest EU legislation required finished vehicles to have CO 2 emissions of under 120g/km, ...

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    PSA Group to sell remaining stake in Gefco

    2018-03-28T09:56:10Z

    French carmaker PSA Group, which owns Peugeot, Citroën and Opel/Vauxhall, has said it will sell its remaining 25% stake in Gefco, its former logistics subsidiary. The carmaker said in a statement that “Gefco’s operational performance and the diversification of its client portfolio no longer [make] it necessary for [PSA Group] ...

  • Russia authorities sees huge potential in export of automotive components
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    Russia seeks to revive vehicle assembly in Syria

    2018-03-13T15:03:54Z

    Russian companies are considering starting up a number of automotive assembly plants in Syria, Vladimir Padalko, the vice-president of the Russian Trade and Industry Chamber, has revealed. Speaking at the Russia-Syria Investment Forum in Moscow recently, he said the idea of setting up assembly of finished vehicles there by Russian ...

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    BMW confirms Kaliningrad as site of new Russian plant

    2018-02-27T13:22:00Z

    BMW has named the Kaliningrad region as the site of its new Russian assembly plant, Denis Manturov, Russia’s industry and trade minister, has revealed. The move has since been confirmed by a BMW spokesperson, according to several news outlets. The German luxury car manufacturer has been looking at locations around ...

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    VW localises Skoda Kodiaq assembly in Russia

    2018-02-21T10:30:26Z

    Volkswagen’s division in Russia has started local production of the Skoda Kodiaq SUV at the Gorky plant owned by Russian vehicle-maker Gaz Group in Nizhny Novgorod. Michael Oeljeklaus, head of production and logistics at Škoda Auto, which is owned by VW, said the move was an important step in implementation ...

  • Kamaz-assembly
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    Kamaz to make its own fuel tanks

    2018-02-13T14:38:11Z

    Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz is to start producing its own aluminium fuel tanks. The first vehicles fitted with them are expected to be on the road next year. The company will make the tanks on an automated line at its press and stamping plant in Naberezhnye Chelny, Republic of Tatarstan. ...

  • Volkswagen Group Rus Werk Kaluga Russland
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    VW signs tax exemption deal with Russia

    2018-02-08T15:46:26Z

    Volkswagen has become the first carmaker to sign a tax exemption deal with the Russian government, according to a recent statement on its website. Under the agreement, the German carmaker is exempt from payment of VAT and excise rates on automotive components, whether imported or produced in Russia, where they ...

  • LucNadal_Gefco
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    Gefco reveals latest developments in regional strategy

    2018-01-31T16:35:45Z

    Gefco has revealed a number of recent business developments at a meeting held in Paris this week to launch its new corporate direction, brand identity and the further development of its commercial activity. They include the purchase of rail and compound assets in Russia to support exports to neighbouring countries; ...

  • GM-Uzbekistan
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    GM-Uzbekistan plans production in Kyrgyzstan and Russia

    2018-01-23T11:33:41Z

    GM's joint venture with the government of Uzbekistan has revealed plans to open assembly plants in neighbouring Kyrgyzstan and in Russia. Jahongir Tillaev, director of sales and service for GM-Uzbekistan, said the move would benefit both the company and its customers, as it would ultimately bring down the price of ...

  • Localization of the second and third tier is much lower as compared to the first tier
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    Russian regulation: Get local or get going

    2018-01-10T11:33:04Z

    The industrial assembly policy that Russia’s government has been pursuing since 2008 initially looked to have played out quite well, encouraging the world’s leading automotive manufacturers to build assembly plants in the country. But after several economic crises, including a sharp devaluation of the rouble in 2014 and subsequent market ...

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    GM ceases assembly in Belarus in favour of exports to Russia from US

    2018-01-08T16:44:47Z

    GM has ceased assembly of Chevrolet and Cadillac cars in Belarus for the local market and for Russia, following its exit from production in Russia in 2015. The vehicles, starting with the Opel Mokka and Chevrolet Tracker (elsewhere renamed the Trax) and later the Chevrolet Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade, ...