AVTOVAZ completes the launch of serial production of the new 1.8-liter engine capacity of 122.5 HP. In December the company begins to install engines under the hood of a new LADA XRAY hatchback, in 2016 this engine is planned to be adapted for LADA Vesta, and subsequently
The claimed level of localization of Lada XRAY is 50%, over time it is expected to reach 75%. The car is made of 1800 parts, which are produced by 250 suppliers.
AVTOVAZ launched the production of LADA Largus vans and station wagons with 1.6-liter 8-valve VAZ engine, which is installed on Granta and Kalina models. In the line-up it replaced Renault unit of a similar displacement, which was installed in Largus cars since the production launch.
The Japanese company «Hi-Lex Rus» started the test operation on its site in SEZ «Togliatti». The plant has already produced a test batch of gear box cables for cars, in the future it also plans to manufacture window raisers, hood catch cables and fuel filler hatch.
The Japanese company «Atsumitec Toyota Tsusho Rus» (the resident of the SEZ Togliatti) launched the test production of gear shifts.
The main consumer of products will be AVTOVAZ–Renault–Nissan Alliance. In addition, products are delivered to the company OAG in Izhevsk and GAZ plant in Nizhniy Novgorod.