VIENNA — OAO GAZ and Fiat SpA are considering using a Lancia platform for a future front-wheel-drive Volga, says Nikolay Pugin, president of GAZ. GAZ is looking at the 841 platform for its upcoming Volga 3103, the same platform expected to be used on the next-generation Lancia Kappa due in 2001. The front-wheel-drive Volga was shown in prototype form last year at the Moscow auto show. A production startup date has not been announced but may come after 2002. Fiat and GAZ currently have an ...

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