SAMARA, January 18. /Corr. Alexey Sokolov/. “AvtoVAZ” will start on Monday the pipeline after the new year holidays and winter corporate holidays, reported in the press center of the enterprise.
Car plants in Russia to extend the new year holidays on the background of decreasing demand
“From December 31 to January 10, the plant was on Christmas vacation from 11 to 17 January in winter corporate holiday”, – noted in the press center.
In the period of planned shutdown, the company carried out preventive maintenance of equipment.
One day later – January 19 – has to run the pipeline and resume production, the joint venture GM-AVTOVAZ, gone into winter corporate vacations from December 24.
As previously reported, sales of “AVTOVAZ” in 2015 amounted to 269 thousand cars LADA, which is 30% less than in 2014. According to the automaker, the share of AVTOVAZ on the market in 2015 amounted to approximately 17.9 per cent, which is 1.5% more than in 2014. Sales of GM-AVTOVAZ by the end of 2015 compared with 2014 fell by 24.5% to 34,726 thousand cars.
From February 15, 2016, AVTOVAZ will go on a four-day working week for a period of six months. Mode-shortened week will keep the company jobs.