GM Starts Car Production in St. Petersburg (Russia)

On August 31 2009 the GM factory in St. Petersburg (Russia) started producing Opel Antaras (Опель Антара) and Chevrolet Captivas (Шевроле Каптива). According to GM work on the factory in the Shushary Region (see attached Map) was started in 2006 and planned to end in late 2008.

Map of St. Petersburg

Map of St. Petersburg


Apparently the factory is preparing to produce newer models like the Chevrolet Cruise (Шевроле Круз) . These preparotory works should be concluded within a week and GM plans to sell Chevrolet Cruises in fall 2009 to the Russian market.

[Source: ITAR-TASS]