BMW halts export of cars to Russia, expects production interruptions

BMW halts export of cars to Russia, expects production interruptions


 

Reuters.- The German carmaker BMW said on Tuesday it had halted the export of cars to Russia and would stop production on the ground there.

The company also said it expected production would be interrupted because of supply bottlenecks.

Due to the current geopolitical situation, we are discontinuing our local production in Russia and export to the Russian market,” said in the statement.

As one may remember, in February it was announced the the production of  X5, X6, X7 and 5-series would continue at the Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad.