GM will start the production of Escalade and Tahoe in St. Petersburg in 2015

GM will start the production of Escalade and Tahoe in St. Petersburg in 2015

AutoBusiness Review – General Motors Russia administration has announced that the production of Cadillac Escalade and the new generation Chevrolet Tahoe models will start at St. Petersburg factory from 2015 onwards. The company has stated that 6.2 lt. V8 engines will be used in both models.

The sales prices of Cadillac Escalade and Chevrolet Tahoe will start from 3.5 and 2.8 million rubles, respectively. The vehicles are expected to be put on the market during the first quarter of the year. The total sales figure of the two models has exceeded 1000 by the end of the first ten months of 2014.

GM Auto, which commenced operations in 2008, currently manufactures Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet TrailBlazer and Opel Astra models. The annual production capacity of the factory is 98,000 vehicles.