VIENNA – Volkswagen and Russian vehicle maker Gruppa GAZ sign a final agreement to assemble VW and Skoda cars under contract at the GAZ plant in Nizhny Novgorod. The companies concluded a memorandum of understanding in February. The final agreement, which runs until 2019, calls for the production of up to 110,000 units annually. The Skoda Yeti compact cross/utility vehicle is the first model to be built by GAZ, with start of production scheduled for the end of 2012. The VW Jetta and ...

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