1 January 1970
GAZ car factory has commenced with the assembly of Skoda Yeti crossover via complete production cycle. Previously the car has been SKD assembled at the same factory under the supervision of Volkswagen Group Rus, whilst now the factory runs full-cycle production including welding and painting works.
It is scheduled that in 2013 GAZ will assemble about 13.000 Yetis. Also, next year Gorkovsky car factory will start SKD assembly of the Volkswagen Jetta and Skoda Octavia cars.