Nissan and Volkswagen to Build Plant in Russia

 

The Japanese company Nissan in 2014, will begin production in the Russian budget car brand Datsun, placed on the market two models, told journalists on Wednesday CEO "Nissan East" Francois Goupil de Bouille.

"In March 2014 Datsun cars will be on the streets. In 2014, they will be produced and sold — said de Bouille.

According to de Bouille, the car will be produced in Russia, but the area for its release has not been determined. According to him, it just would not be St. Petersburg, where Nissan plans to produce premium cars. He noted that the car will be massive, but will differ in appearance from cars Datsun, which will be released in other countries.

The company Volkswagen will make a decision on the construction of a Russian engine plant in April and May 2012. This was announced by the head of Volkswagen Group Rus Marcus Ozegovich at the 15th Conference "Russian Automotive Forum", organized by the Adam Smith Institute.

According Ozegovich, the company is currently considering four different regions of the Russian Federation for the plant to produce engines. Investment in new plant will amount to 150 million euros. The planned capacity of the plant — about 100,000 engines a year, according to Autonews. Recall that, under current law, at least a third of the cars made in the mode of industrial assembly in Russia, should be equipped with engines manufactured in the Russian Federation.

 

 

Volkswagen will invest in the construction of an engine plant in Russia 150 million euros

Volkswagen is to decide on the construction of a Russian engine plant in April and May 2012. This was announced by the head of Volkswagen Group Rus Marcus Ozegovich at the 15th Conference "Russian Automotive Forum", organized by the Adam Smith Institute.

According Ozegovich, the company is currently considering four different regions of the Russian Federation for the plant to produce engines. Investment in new plant will amount to 150 million euros. The planned capacity of the plant — about 100,000 engines a year, according to Autonews. Recall that, under current law, at least a third of the cars made in the mode of industrial assembly in Russia, should be equipped with engines manufactured in the Russian Federation.

The head of Volkswagen Group Rus said that the company plans in 2012 to increase Russian sales by 10 — 15% as compared to 2011 — about 250,000 vehicles. However, he noted that the increase in the area VW plant in Kaluga is not planned, but the intensive development of production, the company can produce up to 190,000 cars a year.

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The Japanese company Nissan in 2014, will begin production in the Russian budget car brand Datsun, placed on the market two models, told journalists on Wednesday CEO "Nissan East" Francois Goupil de Bouille.

"In March 2014 Datsun cars will be on the streets. In 2014, they will be produced and sold (in Russian — Ed.)", — Said de Bouille.

The Company intends to revive closed in the 80's of last century, the brand Datsun. According to the head "Nissan East," in 2016 will be sold in Russia about 100 thousand cars Datsun year.

According to de Bouille, the car will be produced in Russia, but the area for its release has not been determined. According to him, it just would not be St. Petersburg, where Nissan plans to produce premium cars. He noted that the car will be massive, but will differ in appearance from cars Datsun, which will be released in other countries.

The head of "Nissan East" adding that "we will start with two models in 2014," but in the next three years the company will be releasing one model year. He predicts that by 2016, Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun will be sold in Russia 400-500 million vehicles, of which 100,000 will come from Datsun.

Responding to a question about the platform for future models of Datsun, de Bouille said that a huge selection of Nissan platforms and powertrains, as the alliance Renault-Nissan-"AvtoVAZ" provides the opportunity to choose any of them.

Earlier it was reported that the production of cars for Nissan Datsun in Russia can use the platform of Lada Granta. However, de Bouille not comment on this information.

In addition, de Bouille not reported the estimated cost of the car, but added that he will be in the segment of affordable cars.

Datsun brand was launched in the world in 1914, in the middle of the century became the owner of the brand Nissan. In 1981, it was decided to integrate the two companies into one, resulting in there was only one brand — Nissan. Datsun released a low-cost and affordable cars.

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