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Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

Ford Mondeo sedan has received a technological upgrade aimed at the safety improving of the car and improving of the intelligent driver assistance systems. People can order updated Ford Mondeo at all official Ford dealers in Russia.

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Automotive production grew by 14% in Russia 25.03.19 - 12:22 Automotive production grew by 14% in Russia

Russian car plants produced 1.77 million units of motor vehicles totally

Volkswagen produced a record number of cars in Russia in 2018

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By the results of 2018, the Volkswagen Group Rus Company produced 200 thousand cars in Russia, which is more by 19.4% than a year ago. Thus, the annual production of the Volkswagen Group Rus in 2018 was a record since the start of the local assembly. At the same time, 143.5 thousand cars left the assembly line of the plant in Kaluga - more by 21.1% than in 2017. In addition, at the company's facilities in Nizhny Novgorod, the production of Volkswagen and Skoda cars was 56.5 thousand cars (+ 15.3%), informed the press service of Volkswagen Group Rus. At the engine manufacturing plant in Kaluga 161,000 engines were assembled in 2018, an increase of 56.3% in compare with the previous year.

As it was noted, the achievement of the production record in 2018 was made possible thanks to the growing demand in the Russian market and the high level of local assembly efficiency.

“The reaching of the mark of 200 thousand cars produced during the year is an important indicator for the Volkswagen Group Rus, reflecting the high popularity of our car brands among customers and the efficiency of organizing a local assembly. Exceeding of the capacity of the engine manufacturing plant, a quarter of products of which went abroad in 2018, proves that Russian production can be in demand and competitive around the world, ” - said Markus Ozegovich, the General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus.

Recall that in the territory of Volkswagen Group Rus plant there is an automobile production and an engine manufacturing plant. The automobile plant produces three models: Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Polo and Skoda Rapid. Engine Plant in Kaluga produces 1.6 MPI gasoline engines of EA211 series in two versions - with a capacity of 90 HP and 110 HP. The Skoda Octavia and Kodiaq models are manufactured at the plant in Nizhny Novgorod.

27.12.18 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru