GAZ http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53594/more en GAZ Launches GAZelle NEXT in Turkey http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey <div class="node-body article-body">Semi-knocked-down assembly at the Mersa Otomotive plant in Sakarya marks the first output of the Euro 5-compatible line outside of GAZ’s home market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/gaz-launches-gazelle-next-turkey#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Russia Turkey GAZ Vehicle Assembly Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:03:00 +0000 1127241 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace" style="line-height:normal"><b>NEXT in production at GAZ&rsquo;s Nizhny Novgorod operations.</b><o:p></o:p></p> Renault, Fiat in CV Talks With Russia’s MosAvtoZil http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil <div class="node-body article-body">Renault and Fiat are seeking more details about managing production, MosAvtoZil’s level of investment and the transfer price, or how much the French and Italian automakers would pay to buy back vehicles made by the Russian JV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Russia Fiat Ford GAZ Mercedes PSA Renault Finance Globalization Stamping Vehicle Assembly Alpha Automotive Technologies Avtoframos Bernd Schanz Bruno Ancelin IHI MosAvtoZil Sollers ZIL Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:29:00 +0000 892521 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Master CV may be partnership&rsquo;s first product.</strong></p> GAZ Begins Pajero Frame Production http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-begins-pajero-frame-production <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In order to take on the contract, signed in December 2012, GAZ installed a new welding and phosphate treatment line, plus modernized its existing electrophoresis operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-begins-pajero-frame-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-begins-pajero-frame-production#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Russia GAZ Mitsubishi PSA Component Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:35:00 +0000 845651 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Frames for Pajero Sport shipped to Mitsubishi JV in Kaluga.</strong></p> GAZ Plant Launches Mercedes Sprinter Output http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-plant-launches-mercedes-sprinter-output <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About €190 million was invested at the GAZ site, including €50 million in a modern paint shop, to build the previous-generation commercial vans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-plant-launches-mercedes-sprinter-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-plant-launches-mercedes-sprinter-output#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Russia GAZ Mercedes Vehicle Assembly Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:59:00 +0000 808721 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Sprinter in production at GAZ plant.</strong></p> Daimler to Decide on Russian Car Assembly by Fall http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/daimler-decide-russian-car-assembly-fall <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes is the only one of the three main German premium brands not assembled in Russia, although it narrowly outsold BMW and Audi through May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/daimler-decide-russian-car-assembly-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/daimler-decide-russian-car-assembly-fall#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Audi BMW GAZ Mercedes Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Avtovor Jan Madeja Kaliningrad Kamaz Mercedes-Benz Rus Naberezhnye Chelny Nizhny Novgorod Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:29:00 +0000 799661 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Mercedes sales up 18.5% through May.</strong></p> Russia’s GAZ Launches Production of New Skoda Octavia http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/russia-s-gaz-launches-production-new-skoda-octavia <div class="node-body article-body">VW assembled the previous-generation Octavia at its own Russian plant in Kaluga but contracted with GAZ for output of its successor, as the German auto maker is adding Skoda Rapid production in Kaluga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/russia-s-gaz-launches-production-new-skoda-octavia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/russia-s-gaz-launches-production-new-skoda-octavia#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Czech Republic Russia Audi GAZ Skoda Volkswagen Sales Results Stamping Vehicle Assembly Gestamp Severstal Kaluga Kaluga Marcus Osegowitsch Nizhny Novgorod Winfried Vahland Tue, 25 Jun 2013 10:27:00 +0000 798021 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Octavia accounts for more than half of Skoda&rsquo;s Russian deliveries.</strong></p> Russia, Other CIS Countries Levy Anti-Dumping Duties http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-other-cis-countries-levy-anti-dumping-duties <div class="node-body article-body">Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan say the new tariff is meant to protect local auto makers against losses associated with significant increases of imports from the EU and in particular Germany, Italy and Turkey, in recent years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-other-cis-countries-levy-anti-dumping-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-other-cis-countries-levy-anti-dumping-duties#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Belarus U.S. Germany Italy Russia Turkey Daimler Fiat Ford GAZ Iveco PSA Volkswagen European Commission Globalization Sales Results Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Association of European Businesses Customs Union Eurasian Economic Commission John Clancy Kazakhstan Sollers Vladimir Ilyichev Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:01:00 +0000 790411 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Turkish-made Fords hit with new 11.1% import duty.</strong></p> Siegfried Wolf on Leaving Magna for Russia http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/siegfried-wolf-leaving-magna-russia <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">INSIDE VIEW</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The former co-chairman of parts giant Magna says he liked what he saw from GAZ owner Oleg Deripaska during a 2006 partnership, and he’s not looking back.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/siegfried-wolf-leaving-magna-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/siegfried-wolf-leaving-magna-russia#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Russia GAZ Management & Strategy Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:18:00 +0000 747761 at http://wardsauto.com GAZ Launches New NEXT LCV http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-launches-new-next-lcv <div class="node-body article-body">The new model, which will be offered in several configurations and with an unprecedented 3-year warranty in Russia, is being counted on to burnish GAZ’s image in the market, where it already controls more than half of the LCV sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-launches-new-next-lcv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/gaz-launches-new-next-lcv#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Russia GAZ Vehicle Assembly Vehicles & Technology Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:07:00 +0000 750021 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>GAZ President Bo Andersson <em>(left)</em> and owner Oleg Deripaska drive new NEXT off line.</strong></p> Manufacturing Contracts, Modern Management Have Russia’s GAZ Advancing http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/manufacturing-contracts-modern-management-have-russia-s-gaz-advancing <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker is far from world class, insiders admit. But gains are evident, and there’s a solid strategy in place for improving productivity and quality that has top executives believing they are on the right track.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/manufacturing-contracts-modern-management-have-russia-s-gaz-advancing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-amp-strategy/manufacturing-contracts-modern-management-have-russia-s-gaz-advancing#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Russia GAZ Restructuring Vehicle Assembly Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:02:00 +0000 720171 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Contract manufacturing to move GAZ forward 20 years in short time, officials believe.</strong></p>