VIENNA – Russia’s ZAO GM-AvtoVAZ says it will manufacture less than half the number of Chevrolet Viva cars initially expected this year due to sluggish demand for the new model. Production of the Viva, based on the Opel Astra II, officially was launched at GM-AvtoVAZ in September 2004. Original plans for 2005 called for production of 7,500 units. High price hampering Viva sales in Russia. However, only 1,196 units were sold between January and July, and GM-AvtoVAZ Chairman Vladimir ...
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