|According to the Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko, who is quoted by TASS, the attractiveness of Ford for a potential investment may decline, and therefore companies need to make the right decision, that “better fewer, but better – now.”
Platform in Vsevolozhsk is not the only the empty venture of the American brand in Russia. With the cessation of production and sales of Ford’s passenger cars in the country were stopped assembling cars at the plant in Naberezhnye Chelny. Previously, he was put up for auction.
In Vsevolozhsk until June 2019 collected Focus and Mondeo, and the number of employees at the time of closure of the plant has reached thousands of people. The factory in Naberezhnye Chelny, in turn, went EcoSport and Fiesta. Also was closed an engine plant in Yelabuga. The only model that is still produced in Russia, is a commercial Transit of the kits shipped from Turkey.