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AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

Exit date 12.12.2019

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Price 3500 eur.

The third autumn wave of the project is aimed at the consumer preferences in the purchase and operation of winter tires.

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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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The GM plant in Petersburg will work under the reduced schedule

The Russian plant of General Motors which opened in St.-Petersburg in November 2008 will work under the reduced schedule after the conveyor debugging.
Since February, 16th the plant will work three days a week. It is connected with adaptation of production volumes to market slowdown, Maria Aleksandrova, the official representative of the enterprise, informed RIA Novosti. She said that the plant will be closed for the Christmas holidays from December, 20th till January, 11th. Then the work will be renewed again for the period from January, 12th till January, 25th of 2009. Then there will be shut down again from January, 26th till February, 15th.
Till the middle of February the plant will work in the test regime. Further for some uncertain period the work of the Petersburg enterprise will be under reduced schedule. This measure will allow to keep staff having adapted the production to reduction in demand said Mrs. Aleksandrova.
At present the company cannot define more exactly the production volume of the Petersburg plant for the first quarter or the half-year of next year. The shut down of SKD assembling of GM cars planned in February at the Petersburg plant "Arsenal" will take place in time.
At the initial stage the plant n Petersburg will produce two models - crossovers Chevrolet Captiva and Opel Antara. It is planned to develop the model line by the new model Chevrolet Cruze in the middle of 2009 as well as to reach the designed capacity in 70,000 cars per year.
Within the first month of work the GM plant in Petersburg produced about 250 cars which are tested now for quality.