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The Volkswagen plant in Kaluga has stopped assembling three Audi models · 2015-03-16 11:53

The Kaluga plant of the German company “Volkswagen” has stopped the semi knocked down assembly of the three Audi models – Q5 and Q7 Crossovers as well as A7 Hatchback.

According to the Russian news agency “TASS”, quoting the representative of the company, the decision to cease to assemble these models was made in terms of the needs of the company and the expedience of the production. Theoretically, the plant can restore the assembling of Q3, Q5, A7 models, but this question haven't been considered so far.

Nowadays, at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga the semi knocked down assembly of ??6 and ??8 Audi models is carried out. All the details for the assembling are supplied to Kaluga from Germany. It is not reported how many cars the plant will make in 2015. Besides Audi cars, the plant in Kaluga produces Volkswagen Tiguan, Polo Sedan and Skoda Rapid.

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