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Corporation News


Russian car maker GAZ Group launches new medium-duty truck GAZon NEXT

Nizhny Novgorod, September 19, 2014 – GAZ Group’s Gorky Automobile Plant, a part of Basic Element, one of the Russia's largest diversified industrial groups, launched a mass production of a new generation medium-duty truck GAZon Next. President Vladimir Putin together with the head of Basic Element’s supervisory board Oleg Deripaska and GAZ Group President Vadim Sorokin announced the launch via a televised session with the plant’s workers.


Russian Machines sponsored LegeArtis festival

Russian Machines Corporation sponsored LegeArtis music festival in Lech (Austria) on 10 to 14 September 2014. For several years Russian Machines has supported this unique project whose chief aim is to promote art and culture and bring young talented performers together.


Leadership conference held by Russian Machines Corporation

Last week, RM carried out a management conference aimed at development of the leadership development actions plan. The conference was attended by all the managers of RM companies in the fields of machine, aircraft and van building, as well as specialty vehicle production.

News from enterprises


GAZelle Next sales launch in Georgia

GAZ Group, a part of Basic Element, Russia's largest diversified industrial holding, begins selling GAZ vehicles, including GAZelle Next and GAZon Next, in Georgia.


RM Rail to deliver petrochemical equipment to Lukoil-Komi

Saransk, 24 November 2014 RM Rail’s Ruzkhimmash (one of the business of Russian Machines corporation which manages Basic Element’s mechanical engineering assets) will make petrochemical equipment under a contract with Lukoil-Komi.


Scrapping program for Ural trucks

Miass, 19 November 2014, – A scrapping program for buying Ural trucks starts at the authorized dealer centers. The buyers of new Ural Trucks will get a discount when they submit their old trucks or specialty vehicles built on Ural platforms. The discount may amount up to 350 000 RUR.