The plant of LLC Volkswagen Group Rus is located in the Grabtsevo tech park in the city of Kaluga, 170 kilometers to the south-west of Moscow. The total area of the plant is 2,100,000 square meters. The plant has all the facilities required for production, including a body shop, a paint shop and an assembly unit, as well as its own railway sidings. In addition, Volkswagen and ŠKODA models are produced at Nizhny Novgorod under a contract with GAZ, a company of the Basic Element Group. An engine production unit is located at Kaluga. The plant produces the newly developed 1.6-litre EA211 gasoline engine. The engines are to be used for the Volkswagen Polo and the ŠKODA Rapid produced in Kaluga, as well as for the ŠKODA Octavia, built jointly with GAZ in Nizhny Novgorod.