2019

February
Volkswagen Group Rus becomes the official importer of the Ducati brand in Russia
February 15
400,000th 1.6 MPI engine of EA211 series produced since the launch of the engine production
February 20
150,000th ŠKODA RAPID produced in Kaluga

2018

January 23
Signing an agreement on export promotion with the Federal Customs Service
February
Receiving Transformer of the Year award for the best performance indicators among Volkswagen plants in the world by the plant in Kaluga
February 19
ŠKODA KODIAQ start of production in Nizhny Novgorod
June
Сonsummation of the largest selling transaction of 3,000 Volkswagen Polo to the federal carsharing operator Delimobil
July
Obtaining the status of the official importer of Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands in Kazakhstan
November 8
500,000th Volkswagen Polo produced at the plant in Kaluga
December
Achievement of a record annual production volume of 200,000 cars (for the first time since the start of local production)
Signing an agreement on export promotion with the Federal Customs Service
Signing an agreement on export promotion with the Federal Customs Service
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2017

March 20
Start of new ŠKODA Octavia production in Nizhniy Novgorod
March 27
400 000th Volkswagen Polo produced in Kaluga
June 15
The Volkswagen Group and GAZ Group signed an agreement on cooperation in three areas:
  • The Volkswagen Group and GAZ Group signed an agreement on contract assembly of passenger cars
  • Volkswagen will supply engines for GAZ light commercial vehicles
  • Volkswagen Truck & Bus and GAZ Group signed an agreement of intent to consider strategic partnerships opportunities
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
The Volkswagen Group and GAZ Group signed an agreement on cooperation in three areas
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2016

February 26
1 000 000th vehicle produced in Kaluga (Volkswagen Polo Allstar)
March 28
Opening of a new spare parts and accessories warehouse in Chekhov (Moscow region)
September 23
100,000th 1.6 MPI engine of EA211 series produced in Kaluga
November 21
Full cycle production of the new Volkswagen Tiguan begins. The new body shop was opened
Opening of a new spare parts and accessories warehouse in Chekhov
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2015

March 16
100,000th vehicle produced in Nizhniy Novgorod (ŠKODA Octavia)
September 4
Launch of the engine production in Kaluga. First engine produced is 1.6 MPI engine of EA 211 series
Launch of the engine production in Kaluga. First engine produced is 1.6 MPI engine of EA 211 series
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2014

January 31
Providing the "Sochi-2014" Organizing Committee with more than 3,000 VW, Audi, ŠKODA, and VW Commercial Vehicles cars for guests transfer
February
Full cycle production of ŠKODA Rapid begins in Kaluga
March 3
Construction of the new body shop at the Kaluga plant
December 20
VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus sells 1.5 million vehicles in Russia since the establishment of the importer company in 2003
Providing the "Sochi-2014" Organizing Committee with more than 3,000 VW, Audi, ŠKODA, and VW Commercial Vehicles cars for guests transfer
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2013

Start of Volkswagen Jetta production in Nizhniy Novgorod
June 6
600,000th vehicle produced since the opening of the plant in Kaluga and 400,000th vehicle produced by a full cycle
June 21
Start of ŠKODA Octavia production in Nizhniy Novgorod
November 26
700,000th vehicle produced since the opening of the plant in Kaluga
Start of ŠKODA Octavia production in Nizhniy Novgorod
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2012

SEAT, Lamborghini and Bentley brands join VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
August 27
VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus sells its millionth vehicle in Russia
August 28
Signing of the agreement on the engine plant construction in Kaluga
November 21
500,000th vehicle produced in Kaluga
December 6
Full cycle production of ŠKODA Yeti begins in Nizhniy Novgorod
December 11
Laying the foundation stone in the construction of the engine plant in Kaluga
Laying the foundation stone in the construction of the engine plant in Kaluga
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2011

June 14
Signing the agreement on contract assembly with the GAZ Group in Nizhny Novgorod
October 14
300,000th vehicle produced in Kaluga (Volkswagen Polo)
Signing the agreement on contract assembly with the GAZ Group in Nizhny Novgorod
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2010

May
Full cycle production of Volkswagen Polo begins in Kaluga
December 8
200,000th vehicle produced in Kaluga
200,000th vehicle produced in Kaluga
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2009

Sales and production merge within VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
September 18
VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus become the general partner of Sochi–2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in the "Cars" category
October 20
Start of a full cycle production, including welding and painting factory in Kaluga (Volkswagen Tiguan and ŠKODA Octavia)
Start of a full cycle production, including welding and painting factory in Kaluga
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2007

November 28
Opening of the plant and launch of the SKD production in Kaluga
Opening of the plant and launch of the SKD production in Kaluga
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2006

Auto parts warehouse moves to Pushkino, Moscow region
May 29
Signing of an investment agreement under "the industrial assembly" regime with the Government of the Russian Federation
October 28
Laying the foundation stone in the construction of the plant in Kaluga
Signing of an investment agreement under "the industrial assembly" regime with the Government of the Russian Federation
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2004

All dealers of VW, Audi and VW Commercial Vehicles start importing vehicles via VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
Auto parts warehouse moves from Sergiev Posad to Sheremetyevo, Moscow region
ŠKODA brand joins VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
ŠKODA brand joins VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
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2003

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus is established as sole importer company incorporating VOLKSWAGEN Group Automobiles, as well as, VW, Audi and VW Commercial Vehicles
VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus imports the first vehicles to Russia

2000

Auto parts warehouse opens in Sergiev Posad, Moscow region

1999

VOLKSWAGEN Group Automobiles is established as a company to supply the auto parts for VW, Audi and VW Commercial Vehicles

1993

Opening of Volkswagen representative office in Russia