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RUSSIA: Volkswagen confirms plans for Moscow region plant - minister

By just-auto.com editorial team | 15 November 2002

SKRIN reports that Volkswagen has confirmed plans to build an assembly plant in the Moscow region, according to comments made by Sergei Mitin, Deputy Industry, Science and Technology Minister.

The SKRIN report says that Sergei Mitin told a news conference that he had “recently received a letter from Volkswagen that said the company had not cancelled its plans to build an assembly plant in the Moscow region."

Mitin reportedly added that the possible location for a VW plant remains Stupino, southeast of Moscow.