Nizhny Novgorod plant

The production is located in Nizhny Novgorod, approximately 430 km northeast of Moscow in the territory of a large Russian factory. The planned industrial capacity is 132 000 vehicles per year.

The total investment volume in machinery, equipment and infrastructure amounts 387,5 mln. Euro. ŠKODA OCTAVIA, ŠKODA KODIAQ and ŠKODA KAROQ are produced in Nizhny Novgorod.



Start of ŠKODA KAROQ production


February 19
ŠKODA KODIAQ start of production in Nizhny Novgorod


March 20
Start of new ŠKODA Octavia production in Nizhniy Novgorod
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


December 15
The fifth anniversary of Volkswagen Group Rus and GAZ Group’ partnership


March 16
100,000th vehicle produced (ŠKODA Octavia)


Start of Volkswagen Jetta production
June 21
Start of ŠKODA Octavia production


December 6
Full cycle production of ŠKODA Yeti begins


June 14
Signing the agreement on contract assembly with the GAZ Group
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