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About the 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. Volkswagen Jetta, ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA KODIAQ are produced in Nizhny Novgorod.



2011, June 14 Signing the agreement on contract assembly with the GAZ Group
2012, December 6 Full cycle production of ŠKODA Yeti begins
2013 Start of Volkswagen Jetta production
2013, June 21 Start of ŠKODA Octavia production
2015, March 16 100,000th vehicle produced (ŠKODA Octavia)
2016, December 15 The fifth anniversary of Volkswagen Group Rus and GAZ Group’ partnership
2017, March 20 Start of new ŠKODA Octavia production in Nizhniy Novgorod
2017, 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
2018, February 19 ŠKODA KODIAQ start of production in Nizhny Novgorod