Tag: Russia

Russia Wants Apple to Open Local Offices in the Country By End of 2021

Russia has demanded Apple and 12 other foreign tech companies to open offices in the country. The state communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, said firms that violate the legislation could face advertising, data collection and money transfer restrictions, or outright bans. In July, Putin signed a law mandating foreign social media firms with more than 500,000 daily […]

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Kalashnikov Is Now Looking To Create Four-Wheeler And Three-Wheeler EVs

Russian company Kalashnikov is mostly known for rifles and military equipment, but it is also involved in the automotive sector developing their own electric vehicles. The Kalashnikov Izh UV-4 four-door EV made its first appearance back in 2018 in prototype form but a set of patent images that surfaced recently hint at a possible production version, […]

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In Eastern Russia, It’s Cheaper To Import An EV Than To Buy A New Lada

Electric mobility is not a popular thing in Russia, with EVs accounting for less than 0.2 percent of the country’s passenger vehicles. However, the eastern part of the country is leading the way in terms of electrification with more and more people buying used EVs that were imported for Japan. According to Bloomberg, around 20 […]

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Russia Wants To Increase Local EV Production And Increase Sales By Subsidizing 25% Of Their Price

The Russian government is planning on promoting local production and sales of electric cars by subsidizing their price by 25 percent up to a maximum of ₽625,000 ($8,538), as reported by Reuters. Electric mobility is far from a popular choice in Russia, which is lagging behind most European countries. Out of the 45 million cars driving on […]

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