VIENNA — Avtoframos, the Moscow-based auto firm owned in equal shares by Renault SA and the city of Moscow, finally begins light assembly of the Renault Megane Classic, distinguishing the French automaker as the first West European carmaker to start assembly in Russia. The launch is overdue because of the Russian economic crisis. Thus, the number of cars to be assembled this and next year is smaller than originally expected. The two partners now are planning assembly of about 2,000 cars ...

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