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Russia: GM reviews factory expansion plans


The No.1 US automaker announced it has decided to put under additional scrutiny plans for the timing of a proposed expansion of their Russian St Petersburg factory. The rethinking has been triggered by the latest slump in demand in the country, Europe’s second-biggest auto market. After sales dropped 5% in 2013, so far the situation has become critical during the first ...
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