It became clear when car production will begin at the former GM plant in St. Petersburg 12:31

Car production at the former General Motors plant in St. Petersburg is scheduled to begin in 2026. About this reports TASS cited the head of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Anton Alikhanov. According to him, the new owner Art-Finance (AGR’s parent company) already has a potential partner.

“Currently, AGR is in the process of developing an investment program to restart the Hyundai-General Motors plant. According to AGR’s plans, the plant will be ready for serial production in 2026. I would like to note that there is an interested technological partner, but we will be able to discuss joint work in more detail after all agreements are concluded,” Alikhanov said.

Hyundai acquired the General Motors factory, which had been inactive since 2015, in 2020. It was planned to produce the Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Palisade and Kia Sportage models. However, production was suspended in 2022 due to problems with component supply. As a result, Hyundai’s assets were purchased by Art-Finance.

It was previously known that the Avtodom Group of Companies, which acquired Mercedes’ assets in Russia, had not yet purchased them. I have not decided Under the name of the car brand that will be produced at the factory in Yesipovo near Moscow.

Previously reportedThe Nizhny Novgorod court satisfied GAZ’s claim against Volkswagen for 16.9 billion rubles.

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Source: Gazeta


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