Volvo Kaluga plant will increase truck production

Volvo Kaluga plant will increase truck production

Autostat – Kaluga Volvo Vostok plant currently operates full-time and plans to increase the production of Volvo trucks this year. The company director Abuayub Abdenaisser has made the relevant statement and added that 24 automobiles will  be rolling off the production line on a daily basis as of June. The truck cabins will be delivered by a specialist company, located in the neighbourhood of the Swedish manufacturer. In connection with the restoration of production volumes, 280 specialists have returned to their posts and the total number of workforce exceeds 500 people, as stated by the regional press office Kaluga.

The extension of the localisation of production in Kaluga is within the plans of the Volga Vostok factory. Currently, the company successfully cooperates with Kaluga Engine Company, which supplies parts for gearbox assembly.

As one may remember, the Volga Vostok factory was opened in January 2009. The annual capacity of the enterprise, which is worth over €100 million, amounts to 15,000 trucks (10,000 Volvo + 5000 Renault).