GM Russia Plant Scales Back Production

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MOSCOW, Aug 21 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Thursday it would reduce production at its plant near St Petersburg, citing a continued slowdown of the Russian auto market. The plant, which makes Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, and Chevrolet Trailblazer models, will only work four days in August and four in September, extending to eight in October, a company spokesman said. Car sales have faltered in Russia this year as economic growth has slowed, causing people to put off large purchases. ...

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