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The share of SUV in the Moscow market exceeded 50%

In the period from January to April this year, the car market of Moscow has sold 36.7 thousand new crossovers and SUVs, accounting for 50.8 per cent of the total volume of the capital market, informs analytical Agency “AUTOSTAT“. The share of SUV segment in Moscow for the first time exceeded 50%.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta

The leader of this segment in the Moscow market is Hyundai – 4 142 residents of the capital prefer the cars of this brand. Second place was taken by Nissan with 3 sold 699 cars, and the third is Renault – 2 928 units. Very popular also enjoys the company products Kia – 2 816 cars and Toyota – 2 616 pieces.

Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan

Place Mark The number of cars sold (units)
1 Hyundai 4 142
2 Nissan 3 699
3 Renault 2 928
4 Kia 2 816
5 Toyota 2 616
Renault Kaptur

Renault Kaptur

If you look at the models most popular crossover also became the representative Korean brand – Hyundai Creta for four months of current year has sold 2 654 cars. The second place took the Volkswagen Tiguan and 2 016 implemented crossovers. The places from third to fifth placed Renault Kaptur (1671 cars), Kia Sportage (1631 units) and Nissan X-Trail (1628 units).

Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Place Model The number of cars sold
1 Hyundai Creta 2 654
2 Volkswagen Tiguan 2 016
3 Renault Kaptur 1 671
4 Kia Sportage 1 631
5 Nissan X-Trail 1 628
Nissan X-Trail

Nissan X-Trail

Previously portal “Wheels.ru” has published the TOP 10 most popular crossover in the Russian market. First place there, too, is Hyundai Creta, and then is in a different order.

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Ford recalls Focus and Kuga in Russia because of the threat of fire from under the hood

Federal Agency on technical regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) and OOO “Ford Sollers holding” has agreed on a programme of review of the Ford Focus, C-Max, Mondeo and Kuga. The campaign has touched 3 968 cars that were sold in Russia in the period from 2011 to 2016. A list of VIN numbers of cars that fall under a new review on the website of the Department.

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Elon Musk spoke about the details of the privatization of Tesla from Saudi Arabia

According to the publication Automotive News, Elon Musk broke the silence and before the end of negotiations on the sale of Tesla stated that it was negotiating with the representatives of the Sovereign wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia about the sale of the shares. According to him, the proposal came to the Council for consideration of shareholders at the beginning of last year, but it is only recently that negotiations acquired a serious nature, when the words of the investors were supported by the case, and they bought 5% stake in the company.

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According to the Mask, July 31, he met with a representative of the Fund, during which he expressed regrets that the transaction on sale of all shares are still not concluded, although no barriers on the part of the authorities was not. However, the results of the meeting the head of Tesla was still happy, because the Saudi side expressed strong intention to continue negotiations.

As for the details of the transaction, it is reported that investors are going to buy shares of only those owners who do not want to keep a stake in the company after her departure from the exchange, and it is less than two-thirds of the shareholders of the total. In this regard, investors will not have to spend all $ 70 billion on the transaction.

As the Mask broke the silence before the completion of all formalities, August 11, he was sued by some shareholders who said that his message has affected the company’s stock on the exchange.

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It is expected that investors will bring to the company “live” money, and the operation is not limited to redemption of borrowings that would increase an impressive amount of debt.

Previously portal of the Wheel.ru reported that the Tesla Model 3 by the end of July “defeated” German and American competitors in the U.S. market.

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Honda Civic 2019 received the refreshed exterior, the new version and equipment

The Honda Civic ‘2019 made evolutionary changes to the design of the front and rear. The front of the car received a glossy black finish top of the “wing”, a redesigned lower grille and bumper, as well as finishing and optics, and in the stern added chrome trim on the bumper. Also, the manufacturer has prepared a new wheel designs, including larger 18-inch version for Touring.

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 model year

In addition, the model got a new set of Civic Sport, which took place between the LX and EX. Features of this version is a glossy black finish at the bottom of the front, side, rear spoiler sedan, a-style panel splitter in the rear bumper, chrome-plated polygonal exhaust pipes on the motives of the Civic Si and the larger 18-inch wheels with 10-spoke design black color Berlina. Sport package is equipped with two-liter VTEC engine paired with a CVT with manual shift function and the infotainment system Display Audio with seven-inch screen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 model year

Package security system Honda Sensing becomes standard equipment on all models. It includes the emergency braking system to mitigate the consequences of a collision with the function of warning of a frontal collision, assist the movement within a band with the function of warning the crossing markings and adaptive cruise control.

We will remind, on the Russian market model Honda Civic, not sold in USA it is available in two body styles – sedan and coupe at a starting price of 18 940 19 and $ 350, respectively, (approximately 1 284 000 1 312 000 rubles at the current exchange rate).

Honda Civic Sedan и Coupe 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe model year 2019

Japanese model selling well in the American market, for example, in 2017 the sales volume of the model was 41 285 units, and for the first six months of this year sold already edition 23 630 machines. True rivals Civic doing better. For comparison, sales of the Mazda3 for these periods was 75 and 41 018 062 vehicles, and Chevrolet Cruze – 184 751 instance last year, this year, unfortunately, there are no statistics.

Recently portal “Wheels.”ru told me that Honda Civic Type R has become the champion of the Portuguese track of Estoril.

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