South Korea to complicate car deliveries to Russia from 24 February
According to Yonhap agency, South Korea plans to extend sanctions against Russia from 24 February this year. The country is going to ban the supply of popular used cars to Russia.
Europe has started to produce more cars
According to a report by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), for January 2024, passenger car production in Europe increased by 12.1 per cent year-on-year to 851,690 units.
Russia predicts an influx of foreign cars from India, Africa and the Middle East
New car brands from around the world, including Iran, India and Africa, are preparing to enter the Russian car market.
BMW showed a poster with a new model on the background of «Moscow City»
The Japanese division of BMW presented 3-Series models in 318i and 320d X-Drive versions against the backdrop of the Moscow City business complex, distributing an advertising poster through its official Instagram account (the owner of Meta is recognised in Russia as an extremist organisation and is banned).
Court sides with ex-F1 racer Jacqui X in naming case
A court in Turin has ruled in favour of former Formula 1 driver Jacqui Ickx and banned Italian company DR Automobiles SRL from using the Ickx brand for its cars.
New VCARB 01 racing car announced
The new Formula 1 season promises to be a busy one with the unveiling of a new car from the young Red Bull racing team, now renamed Visa Cash App RB.
The market share of Chinese cars in St. Petersburg has grown almost one and a half times
According to the Avito Auto service, Chinese car brands are strengthening their position on the market in St. Petersburg, occupying two-thirds of the supply of new cars.
Bashkir Soda Company bought a luxury car for 44.3 million roubles
The supplier was the head of an elite car dealership in Moscow.
Donald Trump's Lamborghini Diablo went under the hammer for a record sum
The Lamborghini Diablo supercar that belonged to former US President Donald Trump was sold at auction for an impressive $1.1 million, making it the most expensive car in its class. The information was provided by the Barrett-Jackson auction house, noting that the unique body colour and the history of the famous owner significantly influenced the value of the car.
Japanese authorities probe auto giant over engine data errors
In Japan, an inspection has begun at the Toyota Industries Corporation plant, which is a contractor for carmaker Toyota Motor. The reason for the inspection was suspected falsification of data on the power of diesel engines. The information about this came from the automaker itself.
Russians spent a record amount to buy new cars in 2023
Most often, the country's residents bought Chinese cars.
Volkswagen has updated Golf
The new product has more power, power reserve and buttons instead of touchpads.
China's BYD is going to equip the YangWang U8 SUV with a reconnaissance drone
A special docking station is placed on the roof of the vehicle, the drone is controlled from the interior of the SUV.
Hyundai and Kia cars may start to be produced under a new brand in Russia
The brand was registered at the St. Petersburg plant of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus back in 2012.
The most durable cars for 500 thousand rubles are named
The experts at Za Rulem magazine have found five reliable cars that you can buy used for a reasonable price.
Passenger car sales in Russia to grow by two-thirds in 2023
Last year, car dealers managed to sell 1 million 58 thousand cars among the buyers of the Russian Federation.
Car prices in 2023 rose at a record pace in the Russian Federation
Market analysis has shown that we should not expect the cost of personal motor vehicles to decrease.
Authorities intend to expand the lineup of Aurus cars
In 2025, it is planned to launch more affordable models of Aurus new line of business class cars.
China unveiled another electric car
Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has unveiled its first electric car, the SU7 sedan, announcing its plans to become one of the world's leading car manufacturers in the next 15-20 years and boost China's auto industry. The plan is to invest $10 billion in automobile production over a decade.
Chery Tiggo 8 crossover has a nasty problem
Owners of Chery Tiggo 8 crossovers faced the problem of installing winter wiper blades due to the special design of fasteners. The information about this was confirmed by the head of the dealer division of the automotive marketplace Fresh, Evgeny Zhitnukhin.
A large family ended up owing a million due to the new recycling fee
The rules for the calculation of the utilization tax on motor vehicles for individuals in Russia have changed.