VIENNA – A second shift is under way this week at the OOO Volkswagen Group Rus plant in Kaluga, Russia, which assembles the Skoda Fabia and Octavia and VW Polo sedan and Tiguan cross/utility vehicle from complete-knocked-down kits. Both Skoda cars and the VW Tiguan are classic CKD assembly operation using kits sourced from the Czech Republic and Germany, while the Polo sedan has a significantly higher local content. India is the only other production source for the Polo sedan, where it is ...

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