VIENNA – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev joined with General Motors Europe President Carl-Peter Forster to inaugurate the auto maker’s new $300 million car plant in Shushary, on the outskirts of St. Petersburg, Friday. OOO General Motors Avto’s new facility, which has a capacity of 70,000 units annually, will assemble cars from completely knocked-down kits. It already has begun building the Chevrolet Captiva cross/utility vehicle and will add the upscale Opel Antara CUV in early 2009. ...
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