The plant of Volkswagen Group Rus

The plant of Volkswagen Group Rus is located in the industrial park Grabtsevo in Kaluga, approximately 170 km southwest of Moscow.

There are the automobile plant of Volkswagen and ŠKODA and the 1.6 MPI engine production (EA211 Series).

Nowadays Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Polo and ŠKODA RAPID are being produced at the plant in Kaluga, its maximum capacity is 225 000 vehicles per year. Capacity of the new modern engine plant in Kaluga is 150 000 engines per year.

Milestones:

2017

March 27
400 000th Volkswagen Polo produced in Kaluga
June 29
Start of new ŠKODA RAPID production in Kaluga
October
10th anniversary of local production in Russia
October 5
200,000th 1.6 MPI engine of EA211 series produced since the launch of the engine production
October 16
100,000th ŠKODA RAPID produced in Kaluga

2016

February 26
1 000 000th vehicle produced
September 23
100,000th 1.6 MPI engine of EA211 series produced
November 21
Full cycle production of the new Volkswagen Tiguan begins. The new body shop was opened

2015

September 4
Launch of the 1.6 MPI engine (EA 211 series) plant

2014

February
Full cycle production of ŠKODA RAPID begins
March 3
Construction of the new body shop

2013

June 6
600,000th vehicle produced since the opening of the plant and 400,000th vehicle produced by a full cycle
November 26
700,000th vehicle produced since the opening of the plant

2012

August 28
Signing of the agreement on the engine plant construction
November 21
500,000th vehicle produced
December 11
Laying the foundation stone in the construction of the engine plant

2011

October 14
300,000th vehicle produced (Volkswagen Polo)

2010

May
Full cycle production of Volkswagen Polo begins
December 8
200,000th vehicle produced

2009

October 20
Start of a full cycle production, including welding and painting factory (Volkswagen Tiguan and ŠKODA Octavia)

2007

November 28
Opening of the plant and launch of the SKD production

2006

October 28
Laying the foundation stone in the construction of the plant
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Plant management

Marcus Osegowitsch
General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus
  • Studied Electronic Engineering at the Technical University of Munich
  • Holds an MBA degree of London Business School
  • In 1996 he started working for Accenture in management consulting group
  • Since 2001 he has been Managing Partner in Accenture, responsible for strategic development in key areas of automotive industry and production of manufactured goods
  • In 2003 he started working in BBDO Consulting as Managing Partner
  • In 2006 he joined Volkswagen Group as Head of Department of strategic planning and project generation in Volkswagen Genuine Parts
  • In 2007 he headed the global network of original spare parts supplies for all brands of Volkswagen Group
  • In 2010 he was appointed Managing Director of NSC Moscow
  • Since 2011, he is holding the positions of General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus and Managing Director of NSC Moscow
  • From 2017 he holds the additional responsibility of Volkswagen Group Responsible Russia and CIS
Dr. Oliver Gruenberg
Technical Director
  • Holds a degree in physics and doctorate in engineering at Technical University Braunschweig
  • In 1995, joined Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg
  • Held several positions in Component Production at Volkswagen AG (Wolfsburg) from 2000 to 2007
  • Took responsibility during the project- and the ramp-up phase at the Volkswagen Group Rus plant in Kaluga from 2007 to 2009 as Head of Manufacturing
  • From 2012 to 2014, led the project of Volkswagen Group Rus’ production site in Nizhny Novgorod
  • In 2014, was appointed Head of Production Planning at ŠKODA AUTO a.s. (Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic)
  • In 2017, Appointed Technical Director of Volkswagen Group Rus
Patrik Andreas Mayer
Chief Financial Officer
  • In 1997 joined Volkswagen AG, Germany
  • In 2001 was appointed as Head of Investment Controlling at Volkswagen Brand
  • In 2004 headed Business Development/ New Regions at Volkswagen Group
  • In 2006 became Financial Director at Volkswagen Navarra, Spain
  • In 2009 was appointed as Executive Vice President responsible for Finance & Information Technology Processes at Volkswagen Group of America in Chattanooga, USA
  • In 2014 became responsible for Controlling at Kassel plant, Germany
  • Since 2016 holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at Volkswagen Group Rus
Dieter Neuhaeusser
Human Resources Director
  • Studied business administration at the Braunschweig Technical University and at the University of Göttingen
  • In 1991, joined Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, as a volunteer fulfilling various tasks in human resources, including assistance in the central Human Resources and the Group Executive Board;
  • In 1993, moved to SEAT, S.A., Barcelona, as Human Resources Manager
  • In 1996, became Head of Human Resources at Europcar Autovermietung GmbH, Hamburg, and in 2000 was appointed Head of Finance, Human Resources and Systems
  • In 2010, joined Volkswagen de México S.A. de C.V., as Member of the Board of Management responsible for Human Resources
  • In 2014, was appointed Head of Corporate Principles at Human Resources, Volkswagen AG
  • Since 2016, holds the position of Human Resources Director at Volkswagen Group Rus, managing personnel and organization
Patrick Husemann
Purchasing Director
  • Studied Industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany
  • In 2003 joined DaimlerChrysler AG, Procurement Commercial Vehicles
  • In 2006 moved to Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
  • In 2009 joined Volkswagen AG Inhouse Consulting
  • In 2011 he moved to Volkswagen AG Corporate Purchasing
  • Since 2015 holds the position of Procurement Director at Volkswagen Group Rus
Lajos Szollar
Head of Engine Production Department
  • Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering of the Budapest Technical University
  • In 1997 joined Volkswagen AG and during 20 years held several executive position in Production, Industrial Engineering, Continual Improvement Process and Total Productive Maintenance
  • In 2017 was appointed as Head of Engine Production at Volkswagen Group Rus

Suppliers

Together with our components’ suppliers we carry the responsibility for our product highest quality standards. At the same time we are committed to the best price and quality ratio.

Volkswagen Group Rus is highly interested in increasing of localization level and in expanding of the suppliers’ base in Russia in order to reduce the logistics and production costs. Localization level is constantly increasing due to the localization of both components and raw materials production (locally produced steel and some types of plastic).

We cooperate with international partners and also with Russian producers. There is a supplier park in proximity of the plant in the industrial area Grabtsevo, and we provide support to the Government of the Kaluga region in finding the investors and tenants for the technopark. Also we are interested in cooperation with other manufacturers based in Russian Federation.

Volkswagen Group Rus actively invite the suppliers of components for engine production: the production of the cylinder block and the cylinder head is localized by the one of the company’s suppliers in Russia, and the Russian aluminum is used in the manufacturing process. Volkswagen Group Rus is looking for the new suppliers and works to localize the production of additional units and parts for the local engine.

Our procurement team engages in purchasing of the automotive components, raw materials, industrial machinery, producer goods and services. The platform for cooperation and communication with our suppliers: www.vwgroupsupply.com.

Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement describes all the measures taken by the OOO Volkswagen Group Rus in order to avoid any forms of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Environmental policy

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus manufactures passenger cars and engines at its Kaluga plant and, as part of the Group, seeks to become the leading automaker offering environmentally compatible solutions for individual mobility.

The company undertakes to continuously improve the environmental safety of its products and services, including the efficient use of resources, reducing electricity consumption and CO2 emissions, improving energy efficiency and reducing the emission of pollutants into the atmosphere. This environmental policy also sets forth energy-related aspects. Taking into account the life cycle of its products and services, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus makes advanced environmentally compatible technologies accessible to customers. VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus undertakes to fulfill the requirements of the legislation and the government agencies and achieve environmental and energy goals (binding under ISO 14001) by implementing the principles listed below.

As part of the Volkswagen Group, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus is a member of the unified Volkswagen brand certification.

Environmental policy based on the next principles:

  • The TRANSFORM 2025+ strategy describes the Volkswagen brand’s vision to become the leading automotive manufacturer offering environmentally compatible solutions for individual mobility. To do this, the Volkswagen brand has set the goal to become the environmental role model. VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus also contributes to it.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus protects the environment in many ways. It covers the entire life cycle of products according to ISO 14001 and takes into account the protection of water, soil, air and minerals.
  • Through the environmental and energy management system, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus ensures a continuous improvement of the environmental safety of its products and services together with its suppliers, contractors, dealers, and recycling companies. Energy efficiency and consistent energy savings are monitored by setting appropriate goals.
  • The Board of the Volkswagen Group instructs all Group companies that service environmentally significant equipment or make environmentally significant products to implement the environmental management system in accordance with the Group’s environmental directive, and regularly checks the efficiency of their environmental and energy management systems. VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus uses its internal procedures to make the relevant information and means to maintain the system in the operating condition available.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus continuously checks the compliance with this policy and the achievement of the environmental and energy goals. The environmental policy is regularly reviewed and updated as necessary.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus undertakes to constantly improve its energy performance.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus ensures that all its employees are informed, qualified and motivated in accordance with their tasks in the environmental and energy management systems.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus provides transparent and reliable information and has an open dialogue with the interested parties.
  • VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus actively cooperates with government officials and state agencies at all levels, which includes emergency prevention at production sites.
Environmental policy based on the next principles: