Rus News Journal

The Kaluga region shelters foreign motorcar giants

To VW and Audis join with Peugeot, Citroen and Mitsubishi. In the spring of 2010 assembly of some models French and Japanese producers will be started in Kaluga.

Tuesday (on October, 20th) became really « Big » in the afternoon of motor industry in Russia (not to confuse to Russian motor industry). Not only that Audi declared the plans on local extension of several models, Peugeots-Citroens joined harmonous German rows from Mitsubishi also.

the factory of these companies will be constructed by 2012, but assembly of machines begins in March, 2010, the general director of Open Company « stated; PSMA Rus » Dide Alton. Initial power of factory constitutes 45 thousand cars a year. " in 2012 power of production constitutes 150 thousand machines a year, and further we plan to finish production to 300 thousand cars annually " - Alton told.

He marked that, despite crisis and difficulties, an alliance continues realisation of projects in Russia. According to Altona, the total amount of investments within the limits of the project constitutes 470 million euro, RIA « reports; News ».