ECG annual Spring Congress & General Assembly

ECG annual Spring Congress & General Assembly European car manufacturers now dependent on exports amid deepening domestic slump Europe’s car manufacturing industry is slipping deeper into recession and is increasingly dependent on export markets. Production of light vehicles across Europe has dropped back below 2007 levels, with Italy experiencing a particularly severe slump. The worsening […]

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Knight Frank report for Q1, 2013 for the Russian warehouse property market.

International consultants Knight Frank report for the first quarter of 2013 for the Russian warehouse property market. The first 3 months of 2013 was characterized by lots of new construction, consistent high levels of demand and gradually increasing rental rates. Key findings: • The closure of the Moscow Ring Road for the passage of heavy […]

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Volvo Car Russia chooses “Best Dealer 2012”

VOLVO CAR RUSSIA chooses “Best Dealer of 2012” Volvo Car Russia announces the results of the “Best Dealer Volvo in 2012” today.  As a result of the performance in 2012, were identified leading dealers selling and servicing Volvo vehicles in four categories: “Best Dealer in Moscow”, “Best Dealer in St. Petersburg”, “Best Dealer in cities with over a million” […]

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Gazprom to start constructing 17 new CNG filling stations in ten Russian regions in 2013

Gazprom to start constructing 17 new CNG filling stations in ten Russian regions in 2013   The Management Committee took notice of the information about Gazprom’s activities aimed at expanding the natural gas use as a motor fuel in Russia. It was mentioned that the NGV fuel market development was of great social importance. Firstly, it is explained by the ecological advantage of gas over the conventional types of fuel. The motor vehicles […]

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The changing face of Russia…and Russian logistics

The changing face of Russia…and of Russian logistics An excerpt is taken from the interview of Ilya Kositskiy, the Customs Department Director at RTL Group, by Logistics Business Magazine.   Ilya Kositskiy is the Customs Department Director at RTL Group, a Russian company engaged as a full service logistics provider. RTL were established in 2004 and are […]

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Renault makes $1.9 billion selling its’ Volvo Truck shares

Renault announced today that it is selling its remaining 6.5% holding in Volvo Truck Corporation, the Swedish truck maker. in order to reduce its debt and free up capital for international investment in its core business. The sale is worth $1.92 billion and marks the end of the 11 years Renault has been Volvo’s largest single shareholder. […]

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VW lays foundation for new Russian engine plant

 Kaluga, December 11, 2012 VW steps up its industrial activities in Russia. VW Group Russia will supply its vehicle assembly plant at Kaluga and contract production at the GAZ plant in Nizhny Novgorod with highly advanced engines produced locally from 2015. The official foundation laying ceremony for the new engine plant was attended today by Russian Prime […]

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