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Structure and forecast of commercial vehicle parc in Russia

Structure and forecast of commercial vehicle parc in Russia

Exit date 16.05.2018

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"Autotor" has produced more than 1.6 million cars for 20 years

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On May 16th, 1997 the conveyor of the plant "Avtotor" in Kaliningrad produced the car KIA Clarus, which became the first car, produced at the new plant. During 1997 Avtotor produced 1679 cars, and by May 16, 2017 the plant produced 1 million 667 thousand 798 cars. For 20 years of operating production, Avtotor has produced more than 90 models of various brands of cars, reports the company's press service.

In the first year of operation, the plant in Kaliningrad produced three models of KIA - Avella, Clarus and Rocsta. In 1999, the company started the production of the BMW 5 Series. Since 2002, the welding and painting line has started working at the plant, where the KIA Sportage car was launched in full cycle mode. 

In 2004, "Autotor" began the cooperation with the corporation General Motors with the production of cars Hummer, which lasted more than ten years. During this period, Avtotor produced various models of cars Cadillac, Chevrolet and Opel.

In 2012, Hyundai joined the world famous automotive companies, by cooperating with Avtotor - the production of commercial vehicles of the Korean brand started at the new plant.

At the end of 2012, the total number of cars produced in Kaliningrad exceeded 1 million. In 2013, Avtotor launched a project to create a cluster of full-scale automotive productions in the Kaliningrad region.

In November of 2015, Avtotor produced a 1.5 millionth car. They became KIA Sorento, produced in full cycle mode.

In April of 2017, a joint project with the largest automobile concern of China FAW was launched.

18.05.17 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat.ru