ST. PETERSBURG – Volkswagen will export engines from Russia in a bid to overcome sluggish car sales in the country and take advantage of the declining value of the ruble. Anatoly Artamonov, governor of the Kaluga region in Eastern Russia, says the automaker will export 1.6L engines from a plant in the city of Kaluga. The €250 million ($283 million) facility, which has the capacity to produce 150,000 engines per year, opened earlier this month and is supplying engines to ...

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