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Russia: Lada’s foreign boss wants a sportier image


Bo Andersson, president of AvtoVAZ – the parent of the Lada brand – says that among the many changes the No. 1 Russian automaker has to implement is one that could swiftly attract more customers. The manager, brought in by Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn – now the majority stakeholder at AvtoVAZ – has been hit by the numerous management flaws the ...
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Russia: AvtoVAZ CEO confident in Lada’s future
Following Renault-Nissan’s control takeover at the largest Russian automaker, CEO Carlos Ghosn successfully promoted at the helm of the Lada maker the first foreign chief in the make’s history. Bo Andersson ...
Renault-Nissan strategy could hinge on Russia’s AvtoVAZ success
CEO Carlos Ghosn has a lot riding on the success of the Renault-Nissan Russian subsidiary, which needs to elevate the extended alliance to a 40% market share in the country ...
Russia: AvtoVAZ mulls return to profit amid slumping market
Russia’s largest automaker, now under the control of the Renault-Nissan alliance, has vowed to return to profit through cost cutting measures and the introduction of new models to regain critical ...
Russia: AvtoVAZ to lower Lada production
The Russian carmaker announced it aims to cut factory output of its Lada brand cars by as many as 25,000 units during the following three months as the country’s sales ...
AvtoVAZ under full control of Renault Nissan alliance
Russia’s AvtoVAZ, the parent company of the well-known Lada brand, has come under the control of majority shareholder Renault-Nissan, as the deal was completed mid-June. The planning of the takeover – ...
Executive says Russian car sales to drop 20% this year
The new chief executive of AvtoVAZ, Bo Andersson, forecasts for 2014 a serious drop in overall sales on the Russian market, which could slump, according to his prediction by as ...
Russia: AvtoVAZ to cut 7,500 jobs
As economic stagnation hurts the domestic car market, the new CEO, Bo Andersson, said Russia's biggest carmaker, AvtoVAZ, will cut 7,500 jobs, about 11 % of its workforce, in its ...
Renault Logan and Sandero Stepway spotted in Russia
The new generations of the Renault Logan and Renault Sandero Stepway have been recently spotted in Russia, at the Avtovaz’s plant in Togliatti. Renault is planning to introduce its own Logan ...
Renault-Nissan planning second engine to be built with AvtoVAZ
The French-Japanese alliance will build a second engine with Russian partner AvtoVAZ and aims to overcome a decline in Lada sales in a market set to overtake Germany within two ...

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