AvtoVAZ http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53556/more en Russia Car-Sales Slump Expected to Worsen in 2015 http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Predicting a 24% decline from a 2014 result that was off 10% from the prior year, industry spokesman Joerge Schreiber says: “Nobody doubts that there will be a crisis. The question is how severe and long it will last.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Ford Kia Lada Renault Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1201421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Largus helps keep Lada Russia&rsquo;s No.1 brand despite 19% sales drop.</strong></p> Russian LV Sales Free-Fall Checked in November http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-lv-sales-free-fall-checked-november <div class="node-body article-body">“Retail demand has been extraordinary in recent weeks, helped by government subsidies and consumers rushing to get ahead of widely anticipated new-year price increases,” industry spokesman Joerg Schreiber says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-lv-sales-free-fall-checked-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-lv-sales-free-fall-checked-november#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Hyundai Kia Lada Nissan Renault Sales Results Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:48:00 +0000 1175141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Rio snatches November sales crown from Lada Granta.</strong></p> Russia’s Lengthy LV Sales Decline Eases in October http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Last month’s relative improvement resulted from the government scrappage incentive program supporting domestic-vehicle sales and the sharp decline of the ruble raising short-term demand for imported models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Kia Lada Nissan Renault Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:05:00 +0000 1158051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Best-selling Granta gets big boost from cash-for-clunkers scheme.</strong></p> Russia Weighing Ban on Car Imports From U.S., EU, Japan http://wardsauto.com/politics/russia-weighing-ban-car-imports-us-eu-japan <div class="node-body article-body">An expanded ban on car imports likely would have the greatest effect on global automakers without production capacity in Russia, including Mercedez-Benz, Honda, Suzuki and Volvo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/russia-weighing-ban-car-imports-us-eu-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/russia-weighing-ban-car-imports-us-eu-japan#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe North America Europe - Regional China U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Russia United Kingdom AvtoVAZ BMW Hyundai Kia Globalization Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Association of European Businesses Automobile Manufacturers Committee Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:20:00 +0000 1113401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Absence of South Korean sanctions could boost Hyundai in Russia.</strong></p> Russian New-Car Sales Tailspin Continues in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-car-sales-tailspin-continues-august <div class="node-body article-body">The industry is hoping a recently announced government incentive for the scrappage and trade-in of used vehicles will break the market’s fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-car-sales-tailspin-continues-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-car-sales-tailspin-continues-august#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Ford Hyundai Kia Lada Nissan Renault Incentives Sales Results Trade Association of European Businesses Automobile Manufacturers Committee Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:00:00 +0000 1113161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Granta best seller for Lada brand off 32% in August.</strong></p> Moscow Auto Show Highlights Lada, Chevrolet Concepts http://wardsauto.com/europe/moscow-auto-show-highlights-lada-chevrolet-concepts <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan’s revived low-cost Datsun brand, which is participating in the Moscow show for the first time, introduces its second model, the Datsun mi-DO. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/moscow-auto-show-highlights-lada-chevrolet-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/moscow-auto-show-highlights-lada-chevrolet-concepts#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Russia AvtoVAZ Chevrolet Lada Mercedes Nissan Peugeot Renault Toyota Sales & Marketing Exterior Production Vehicles & Technology Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:41:00 +0000 1105401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Datsun mi-DO hatchback based on Lada Kalina.</strong></p> Violence, Economic Crisis Hit Ukraine Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">ZAZ, the country’s only full-cycle automaker, manufactured only 10,622 cars in first-half 2014, compared with 252,476 in 2008, and may halt production in September because of parts shortages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Europe Egypt Russia Ukraine Chery Chevrolet Daewoo Hyundai Lada Skoda Logistics Production Sales Results Stamping Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1070281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Re-badged Chevrolet Aveo sold as ZAZ Vida.</strong></p> June Sales Skid; Russia Full-Year Forecast Cut Again http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-sales-skid-russia-full-year-forecast-cut-again <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s 17.3% sales drop last month prompted an industry organization to scale back its 2014 projection 12% from the prior year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-sales-skid-russia-full-year-forecast-cut-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-sales-skid-russia-full-year-forecast-cut-again#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Hyundai Kia Lada Nissan Renault Volkswagen Sales Results Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 1056261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lada outsold second-place Renault by 2-1 margin in year&rsquo;s first half.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116 <div class="node-body article-body">JCI steps out of cockpit; PPG coatings business seeks to cover more of South America; Bosch looks to build upon modest Indonesian investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-116#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Brazil U.S. Indonesia South Korea Germany Russia Bosch Continental JCI Lada Nissan Renault Visteon Capacity Utilization Component Finance Globalization Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Restructuring Steel Vehicle Interiors Autoneum ContiTech Cooper-Standard Halla Visteon PPG Tata Steel Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1052691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ContiTech employee programs CNC robotic bending machine at new hose plant in Kaluga, Russia.</strong></p> Russian New-Vehicle Sales Slip Into Reverse in April http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-vehicle-sales-slip-reverse-april <div class="node-body article-body">Perhaps reflecting the growing tensions between the U.S. and Russia over the Ukraine crisis, Ford Focus deliveries plunged 54% in April to 2,549 units. Year-to-date Focus sales retreated 51% from like-2013 to 10,923 units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-vehicle-sales-slip-reverse-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-new-vehicle-sales-slip-reverse-april#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Ford Hyundai Lada Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Volkswagen Sales Results Association of European Businesses Automobile Manufacturers Committee Wed, 14 May 2014 17:20:00 +0000 1020181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lada Largus saw 43% April gain while top-selling Granta stablemate fell 14%.</strong></p>