Аt the primary city dealership complex Annual Car Festival on Novorizhskoe highway ‘Major Day 2012’ Powered by Mobil 1 took place, supported by the Communications Agency Poleznye Svyazy. The event consisted of a press conference where experts discussed the automotive market and car ownership costs for Russian individuals in 2013. The press conference was attended by top managers of Major, Senior Manager of Corporate Finance Department at PwC Sergey Litvinenko, CEO of MegaPage (TM AutolLocator) Taimur Dvidar, CEO of Zurich insurance company Nikolai Klekovkin, coordinator of marketing programs at ExxonMobil Galina Voloshchuk. Vice President ofMajors Denis Baryshnikov announced the recent openings of new stores in Major City and shared plans of the dealer network development for the next year. Discussing the theme of the costs of owning a car in Russia Senior Manager in Corporate Finance at PwC Sergey Litvinenko said that they are still lower than in Europe and the U.S., however their share of personal disposable income was above those in developed countries. At the conclusion of the press conference the media took part in the traditional ‘Major Day’ test drive brought together by more than 50 different models of cars.