Posts Tagged russia

Tesla Has Russian Expansion Plans

Just about every week or so, it seems we get more news of Tesla’s expansion efforts. Now, a local newspaper – Kommersant, in Russia points to the electric automaker not only moving forward with its planned Supercharger network, but also opening showrooms. As usual, Tesla has yet to officially verify the…

7 months ago by Steven Loveday 22

Russia Removes Taxes On Imported Electric Cars

Only a few hundred electric cars are registered in Russia today (647, according to Autostat data), but that may change soon, as the nation has decided to lift its import duties on pure electric cars.  Finally. As RT reports: “The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has approved tax-free imports of vehicles…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 8

Meet Russia’s First Tesla Model S Owner

Dmitry Grishin, owner of one of the biggest news portals in all of Russia, is likely the first person to acquire a Tesla Model S in Russia. Currently, Tesla does not sell the Model S in Russia, but it seems as though a lot of Russians wish Tesla would offer the electric…

3 years ago by Mike Anthony 27

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV To Go On Sale In Russia This Month

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation recently presented at the 2014 Moscow International Automobile Salon the Outlander PHEV along with concept models, the Concept GC-PHEV and Concept XR-PHEV. As it turns out, the Outlander PHEV will start its adventure in Russia this month, as sales get underway. It’s unusual that plug-in vehicles is…

3 years ago by Mark Kane 34