MOSCOW, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Russia will become Europe's biggest car market in 2009, overtaking Germany, Volkswagen's chief executive told reporters late on Wednesday during the group's official opening of its new plant in Kaluga outside of Moscow. GM Europe finance chief Luca Maestri told Reuters recently that Russia could become Europe's second-largest car market, after Germany, next year. VW CEO Martin Winterkorn said demand for new cars is expected to rise in eastern Europe next year, ...
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