GM has denied the rumours on the closure of St. Petersburg factory

GM has denied the rumours on the closure of St. Petersburg factory

Avtostat – The management of General Motors Russia has strongly denied the rumours, speculating about the closure of the St. Petersburg factory due to political reasons.

The press secretary of the company has made the following statement: “Russia is a market with a strategic importance for us. We have faith in the future of this market. Models with strategic importance for the company such as: Opel Astra and Chevrolet Cruze are being manufactured at St. Petersburg factory. We have been working on a single shift since the 5th of November, however the factory is still active and everything is under control. We have not announced our production plans for 2015, because we might make adjustments in production, in accordance with the demand.”