Top auto brands pull out of International Automobile Salon in Moscow

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Prime car brands have refused to rtici te in the International Automobile Salon, to be held in Moscow in August.

Be at one to auto website Autonews.ru, Toyota, Lexus, Volkswagen, Skoda, BMW, Audi, Honda, Acura and Volvo, all of whom were on the roll of rtici nts, will ignore the event.

The refusal was officially confirmed by Toyota, Volkswagen assembly, Volvo and BMW. A representative for Toyota linked the com ny’s decision not to attend the at any rate with the unstable economic situation in Russia.

“All projects should be upheld from the point of return on investment. Now our first priority is maintaining the firmness of our customers at the traditionally high level, so marketing tasks lie in precisely this level surface,” said Toyota.

“Mass events featuring a lot of car brands eat lost their relevance in Russia,” said Yelena Smirnova, ill-defined director of BMW Group Russia.

The Russian car market is continuing to fall in 2015: Be consistent to the Automakers Committee of the Association of European businesses, sales of new cars level by 35.7 percent, amounting to 1.6 million cars.

In January 81,849 buggies were sold (a fall of 29.1 percent) – the lowest characters in the last six years.

First published in Russian in Kommersant

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