Toyota closes St. Petersburg plant – DW – 23.09.2022

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Peter Kavinsky

Japanese concern Toyota closes his factory for the assembly of cars in the village of Shushary near St. Petersburg. This was announced on Friday, September 23 by the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The ministry has not given reasons for the decision. According to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the group was unable to arrange the supply of parts to Russia.

As noted in the statement from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, the company ensured compliance with the obligations towards employees, maintaining after-sales service for Toyota and Lexus cars and supporting the dealer network. Despite the factory shutdown, the automaker has no plans to leave Russia, as many have done. foreign companies in connection with the Russian aggression against Ukraine, Kommersant notes.

The Toyota Motor plant in Shushary was opened in 2007. Toyota was suspended in March 2022 the work of the company due to interruptions in the supply of components.

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