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Automakers to continue investments in Russia


Top executives seem intent on following a risky scenario – continue to invest in localized production in Russia even as the political turmoil sees relations between the country and western nations falling apart. Automakers say the best – and maybe safest – course of action is to continue to invest locally even as new sanctions are enacted because of Russia’s involvement ...
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