VIENNA – The second-generation Chevrolet Niva small cross/utility vehicle will be powered by a Russian-built PSA Peugeot Citroen engine. The Niva is produced by the GM-AvtoVAZ joint venture in Togliatti, Russia, with the revamped model scheduled to begin volume output in late 2015. Interestingly, the project was not announced by GM-AvtoVAZ but by the administration of the Special Economic Zone in Togliatti, which will house the new engine plant. The plan is unusual in that ...

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