Volkswagen stops production of vehicles in Russia and suspends export

Volkswagen stops production of vehicles in Russia and suspends export.

As a result of the Russian attack on Ukraine the Group Board of Management of Volkswagen Vans AG has decided to stop the production of vehicles in Russia until further notice.

The decision will apply to both the Russian production sites in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod and affects the VW Transporter
and the Volkswagen Crafter Vans

In addition, vehicle exports to Russia will be stopped with immediate effect.

The interruption of business activities in Volkswagen Unique Commercial Russia has prompted the Executive Board to review the consequences from the overall situation during this uncertain period. Kombi lead times can be up to 18 months officially however we are seeing factory builds come through in 12 weeks.

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