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Salzgitter / Nizhniy Novgorod

Volkswagen supplies Russian GAZ Group with engines from Salzgitter 

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Volkswagen and the GAZ Group signed a contract for the supply of engines from Salzgitter to the Russian manufacturer. From 2019 onwards, the 2.0 TDI engine is to be installed on light commercial vehicles produced by GAZ. It is planned to deliver a total of 200,000 engines to Russia over a period of five years.

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