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12.08.2022
Astana-Motors and Changan signed a distribution agreement
Silkway Auto Kazakhstan, a part of Astana Motors, has received the right to officially represent the Changan automobile brand (PRC) in Kazakhstan. Silkway Auto Kazakhstan and Changan International Corporation signed a distribution agreement. Cars for the Changan dealer network will begin to arrive directly from plant in China in September 2022, when the Changan dealership, designed according to the new brand standards, will open in the new...
12.08.2022
The Russian Yokohama plant has resumed the tire production
The plant of the Japanese Yokohama in Russia has resumed the automobile tire production. Previously, the company was idle caused by logistical difficulties and a shortage of raw materials, but after receiving a batch of rubber, the Yokohama plant resumed mass production of tires. NAPI (National Industrial Information Agency)
12.08.2022
Great Wall initiated the Tank 500 certification process in Russia
The Chinese Great Wall has started the certification process for Tank 500 frame SUV in Russia. The car will be sold under a separate brand Tank. It is expected that the novelty will compete with Toyota Land Cruiser 300. The car dimensions, however, are smaller than those of the "competitor" — 4,878 mm against 4,965 mm. Nevertheless, the wheelbase of the Japanese and Chinese SUVs is identical (2,850 mm). The Tank 500 road clearance is 224 mm...
11.08.2022
LADA Granta and Niva Legend will be available with Glonass again
AvtoVAZ has resumed sales of cars with the ERA-GLONASS system — the emergency response system is installed in Granta and Niva Legend models. According to the company, cars of 2022 model year are equipped with mechanical activation, since for the automatic operation of ERA-GLONASS, they must be equipped with airbags that are difficult to access due to supply problems. NAPI (National Industrial Information...
11.08.2022
HAVAL Dargo will enter the Kazakh market
HAVAL Dargo high–tech crossover is a novelty of 2022. At the end of August, the first batch of cars will arrive at HAVAL dealerships in Kazakhstan. Dargo model has been already available for pre-order. Its cost starts from 14.8 million tenge. The official distributor is Haval Motor Kazakhstan, part of Astana Motors. Haval Dargo is equipped with 2.0-liter turbocharged 192-HP petrol engine and 7-speed 7DCT robotized gear box. NAPI (National...
11.08.2022
Production of plastic components for LADA will be set up in Togliatti
Lada cars will be equipped with plastic components of domestic production in the future. It is assumed that the new enterprise for their manufacture will be localized on the territory of the Togliatti SEZ. It is expected that by 2028 the production capacity of plastic components will reach 5 million units per year. NAPI (National Industrial Information Agency)