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COMMENT: Post Soviet unions no zest for strikes

One of the aspects that genuinely surprised me about the recent visit to Russia organised by Renault and AvtoVAZ was the almost complete abs...

COMMENT: From the Russian shop floor

Last week Simon Warburton visited the Moscow Motor Show with Renault Russia and had the opportunity to talk with senior executives, as well...

COMMENT: Russian stoicism a valuable tool

Eating a stone's throw from Moscow's notorious Lubyanka was an unusual experience last week, but then as so much of Russia is unexpected, it...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: And what a week...

I submit, yeronner, brain fade, the leap straight from summer holiday to Swedish presser and an exceptionally busy week for the delay in thi...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with JATCO Ltd 14 Oct 2014

Calum MacRae

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA in Kazakhstan 26 Mar 2013

Simon Warburton

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.

Latest News

AvtoVAZ bucks gloomy trend with October sales jump 6 Nov 2014

Simon Warburton

AvtoVAZ says it saw sales rise 4.7% in October to 40,207, with nearly 38,000 sold in Russia, up 3.5% compared to September.


Russia faces two-year slump - Ford 23 Sep 2014

Dave Leggett

Russia's car market faces two years with little prospect of significant recovery according to the head of Ford's operations there.


Avtovaz to spend US$2.62bn on technology, models 16 Sep 2014

Graeme Roberts

Avtovaz plans to spend RUB100bn (US$2.62bn) modernising technology and updating its model range in the next three years, OAO Avtovaz president Bo Andersson told a business forum.


AvtoVAZ eyes Aeroflot as perception benchmark 8 Sep 2014

Simon Warburton

AvtoVAZ says it is looking to the success of airline, Aeroflot, as a benchmark to improve its image and change consumer perception of its products.


AvtoVAZ cuts "difficult" but productivity up: CEO 5 Sep 2014

Simon Warburton

AvtoVAZ CEO, Bo Andersson, concedes the scale of the redundancies he is implementing is "difficult," but points to already vastly improving productivity levels among the workforce at the automaker's Togliatti plant 520 miles South East of Moscow.

Latest blogs

AvtoVAZ concession to heat-seeking cats 12 Nov 2014

Dave Leggett

Russia is a tough environment for car companies. Right now, weak demand and possible future overcapacity for some of the big joint venture OEMs is a concern. And the depreciation of the rouble and associated uncertainties is a sizeable worry, also.


Lockdown in St Petersburg 23 May 2014

Simon Warburton

It's perhaps no huge surprise security is taken so seriously at this year's Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, but the sheer scale of the precautions is overwhelming.

Company research

AvtoVAZ OAO - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

AvtoVAZ OAO - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & A

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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New Cars in Russia

New Cars in Russia

New Cars in Russia industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profil...

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Automotive Manufacturing in Eastern Europe

Automotive Manufacturing in Eastern Europe

Automotive Manufacturing in Eastern Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forec...

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