RIA Novosti political commentator Alexander Yurov takes on the somewhat perilous state of the Russian auto industry, using the example of the Changfeng press conference at the Detroit Auto Show to illustrate while the Chinese are moving forward with export plans, Russia's auto industry is sitting stagnant, assembling and selling more and more knockdown kits from foreign manufacturers. Somehow, we think, if AvtoVAZ holds a press conference in Detroit next year, it'd be the hit of the show. Just don't forget the Stoli, guys.

When will Russian cars go to Detroit? [RIA Novosti]

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