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 300 mln. Euro. ŠKODA Yeti, Volkswagen Jetta and the new ŠKODA Octavia 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|