American car company
"Today, we are announcing the launch of local production Kuga, S-MAX, Galaxy and our flagship — Ford Explorer at a factory in Elabuge. Knowing the growing demand for SUV (crossover — Ed.) Ford on the Russian market — is especially nice for us. Production Ford Transit to date has already exceeded 5,000 vehicles, "- quoted by the press service of the first vice-president and CEO of Ford-Sollers Adil Shirinov.
With the increase in the production of Ford-Sollers begins recruitment for Yelabuzhsky plant located in a special economic zone "Alabuga". The enterprise has opened more than 850 jobs as engineering and business disciplines. Currently, the plant has 1,165 thousand.
Ford and "Sollers" signed a joint venture agreement in February 2011. The share of the parties in a project to create a joint venture "Ford-Sollers" is 50 to 50. In this case, the asset contribution of both parties is 18 billion rubles. The total project budget 75 billion rubles. Joint venture started production of commercial vehicles Ford Transit on the capacity of the plant in Tatarstan in 2011.