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Volkswagen stops production of vehicles in Russia and suspends export

Published By Volkswagen [English], Thu, Aug 18, 2022 1:49 AM


Against the background of the Russian attack on Ukraine and the resulting consequences, the Group Board of Management of Volkswagen AG has decided to stop the production of vehicles in Russia until further notice. This decision applies to the Russian production sites in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod.

Vehicle exports to Russia will also be stopped with immediate effect.

With the extensive interruption of business activities in Russia, the Executive Board is reviewing the consequences from the overall situation, during this period of great uncertainty and upheaval.

Press release distributed by Wire Association on behalf of Volkswagen, on Aug 18, 2022. For more information subscribe and follow Volkswagen


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