Russia's OAO Severstal-Avto signs a deal to assemble South Korean truck maker Ssangyong Motor Co. Ltd.'s Kyron SUV beginning next March. The $1.3 billion agreement provides for 7,000-20,000 complete-knocked-down kits to be shipped annually over the next five years to a car plant in Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan, operated by Severstal's OAO Zavod Mikrolitrazhnykh Avtomobiley (ZMA) division. Annual production will fluctuate as output is ramped up to the 20,000-unit target. CKD shipments ...

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