January 24, 2017 6:58 AM ET


Company Overview of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO

Company Overview

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO manufactures automobiles in the Russian Federation. It offers passenger cars, sports cars, and commercial vehicles. The company works with fleet clients, including Russian and international companies, government institutions, diplomatic missions, and international organizations. It offers its products through its dealer network. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Moscow, Russian Federation. As of November 12, 2013, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO operates as a subsidiary of Volkswagen Finance Luxemburg S.A.

30/1 Obrucheva Street

Moscow,  117485


Founded in 2003


7 4999 57 00 00


7 4999 57 09 99

Key Executives for VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO

General Director and Managing Director of Moscow Branch
Financial Director
Head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Russia
Head of Project Vgr-Gaz Projects
Head of Bentley Russia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO Key Developments

Volkswagen Group Rus Launches Engine-Plant in Russia on September 8, 2015

Volkswagen in the industrial park 'Grabtsevo' near Kaluga, Russia will be opened on September 8, 2015. The first production engine will be the 16-valve petrol unit volume of 1.6 liters. The volume of investment in the company is estimated at EUR 250 million. The start of construction of the plant was announced in December of 2012 and in February 2015 the first pre-series production was launched. Then it became known that the power line will be 150,000 engines per year, and they will installed in the Kaluga automotive cluster in the assembled models Volkswagen and Skoda. Volkswagen Group Rus said that the production of engines will improve significantly the localization of production and positive impact on the price of cars.

Volkswagen Russia Introduces Updated Version of Polo

Volkswagen AG has launched the updated version of the Polo sedan in Russia. It features a revised front end with a new radiator grille, a redesigned lower bumper and headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, new alloy wheel and hubcap designs and additional paint colours and interiors with the same steering wheel as the Polo hatchback. It is equipped with a 1.6-litre petrol four-cylinder engine that delivers either 84bhp or103bhp, coupled with a five-speed manual transmission, but select trim levels can be ordered with a six-speed automatic unit at an extra cost. The vehicle is produced in Kaluga, Russia and it is to arrive at dealerships during next month.

Volkswagen Group Rus to Cut Workforce at Kaluga-Based Plant

Volkswagen Group Rus will lay off some 600 workers at its plant in the Russian city of Kaluga. Specifically the company will not extend contracts with 150 employees that are set to expire before long. Besides, some workers can be dismissed under a settlement agreement that envisages compensation. The headcount cut is ascribed to a shorter workweek at the plant. It will work four days a week from April till June, with Friday being an idle day. The plant will also suspend work during the May holidays, in particular on May 5-8 and May 12-15.

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