Kaluga plant Volkswagen will produce the one millionth car
OREANDA-NEWS. The solemn ceremony of production of the millionth car will take place at the Kaluga plant of Volkswagen concern on February 26th. It was announced by First Deputy Governor of the Kaluga region, Alexei Laptev, without naming what specific model will be the anniversary car.
The previous anniversary ceremony of the jubilee car took place in 2013. Then it was assembled the 600,000th car - it was a Volkswagen Tiguan, informed "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".
The plant of the German company Volkswagen has opened in the industrial park "Grabtsevo" near Kaluga in November of 2007. Its production capacity is 225,000 vehicles per year. Now the plant produces Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Polo and Skoda Rapid. In the territory of the enterprise there is also a plant for the production of petrol engines 1.6 MPI of EA211 series, opened in 2015. Its production capacity is 150 thousand engines per year. Since 2007, the company has spent for the organization of its production in Kaluga 1 million Euros.