TOGLIATTI, January 22. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited the AVTOVAZ and swept through the plant by car LADA XRAY color “Puma”. Car Prime Minister described as “comfortable and modern”.
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The head of the government in the course of an hour visited three departments of the factory and product expositions of “AVTOVAZ”. He visited the workshop production of engines and transmissions, shop welding and car Assembly shop of the finished product (main conveyor).
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and the President of “AVTOVAZ” Bo Inge Andersson.
The enterprise specialists told in detail and showed the premiere of all the stages of production of cars and their aggregates. Medvedev is often asked, approaching one or another of the units, the degree of localization of production. The Prime Minister also asked in detail about quality control and about the working conditions at the enterprise.
Passing along the main conveyor, the Prime Minister met a group of workers and chatted with them. He shared with staff impressions about the car, which was moving between shops.
“Comfortable, modern machine” – described Prime LADA XRAY.
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He informed the workers that came to Togliatti to hold a meeting on support for the automotive industry. The Prime Minister assured that despite the difficulties in the economy, the government will continue to work in this direction, which should produce results.
“We hope that this will be no worse than last year,” he said. The Prime Minister also shared his impressions about the plant itself, which is called very modern. In addition the Prime Minister discussed with the employees of “AVTOVAZ” labour conditions at the enterprise.
In conclusion, the Prime Minister toured the exhibition of products of “AVTOVAZ”. Here he told about the features of all cars produced by the plant. Some explanations he was given by the head of the enterprise Bo Andersson, with whom Medvedev spoke in English.