Volkswagen is worried that a row between the United States and Russia concerning new sanctions imposed by the United States could hit collaboration with its Russian partner GAZ Group, Chief Executive Herbert Diess stated on Friday. “Possible sanctions are naturally a concern,” Diess stated. “We are looking into the matter very closely. If it really
Russia’s standards agency Rosstandart said on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 30,777 Volkswagen Polo cars sold in Russia in 2015-2017. The vehicles were being recalled due to a defect which might prevent the engine starting, Rosstandart said.
President of Russia, Vladimir Putin met Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller in Moscow on Wednesday and stated he was ready to help the German automaker establish its business in Russia at a time of moving sales and weak demand. Putin stated he comprehended the difficulties the automaker dealt with Russia where the nation’s once-rising auto
Russian standards agency Rosstandart stated on Tuesday it had been known about a voluntary recall by Volkswagen of 4,481 Caddy, Golf and Jetta cars which had a potential fault. The recall impacted cars sold between 2013 and 2016, the agency said in a statement. Volkswagen has factory in Kaluga Oblast, Russia. Full annual output capacity