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AUTO NEWS – Japanese Automakers Are Pulling The Plug On Russian Manufacturing

Japanese Automakers Are Pulling The Plug On Russian Manufacturing

– by Automobilnews.eu


The manufacturing facility was paramount to the automaker’s Russian operations, with the power to provide 100,000 automobiles per 12 months. Not solely did the plant produce Camry and RAV4 SUVs for the native market, however Toyota additionally exported Russian-made automobiles to Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.

Toyota says it was a tough resolution to make and, in keeping with a press release on its web site, has promised to help workers by offering them with monetary help, and alternatives for re-employment and re-skilling.

“We now have additionally decided that our operations in Moscow have to be optimized and restructured, with the clear goal of retaining an efficient group to proceed supporting the retail community in offering ongoing service to present Toyota and Lexus prospects in Russia,” reads the assertion.

The plant could also be bought, however a Toyota Europe spokesperson confirmed to Automotive Information Europe that it will not construct rebadged Toyota merchandise.



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AUTO NEWS – Japanese Automakers Are Pulling The Plug On Russian Manufacturing
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