The companies Ford and Sollers have launched assembling crossovers Kuga and Explorer, as well as mini-vans S-Max è Galaxy at their joint enterprise in Elabuga, Republic of Tatarstan.
In the first half of 2012 Ford has sold 63 353 cars in Russia, what has shown rise of 18%. Kuga and Explorer have shown the best dynamics, its rise has made up 85%. 1797 Kugas and 512 Explorers have been sold.
The joint enterprise Ford-Sollers was created in February 2011, with about US $2.3 billion project budget. The first automobile model, produced at the plant in Elabiga was Ford Transit.
Author: Irina Fomina