AVTOVAZ will resume the car production

AVTOVAZ will resume the car production


RusAutoNews.- Avtovaz will resume the production of Lada Granta and Lada Niva Legend models on March 16, as reported by RIA Novosti.

Both Togliatti and Izhevsk plants of the company have been idle since March 5 due to problems with the supply of components.

The Granta line will operate on March 16, 17, 18 at full speed in two shifts. The Niva line will operate on March 16, 17, 18, focusing on production Niva Legend. March 14 and 15 are announced as idle days with payment of 2/3 of the salary,” stated the company.

The assembly line for Lada Largus and Xray, as well as Renault Logan and Sandero, will remain idle next week.

Avtovaz also clarified that the company’s Izhevsk plant will to continue the production of the new generation Lada Vesta. Employees not involved in these processes will remain idle on March 14-18.

At the same time, most of the components production units will work full-time during the week to ensure the production of cars and deliveries for service and after-sales service. The divisions and the subsidiaries of the company engaged in the production and distribution of spare parts, including “Lada Image“, as well as customer service, including “Lada Service“, will also continue to work, Avtovaz added.