Hyundai is negotiating the purchase of the GM plant near St. Petersburg

Hyundai ведет переговоры о покупке завода GM под Питером

The Russian representation of Korean company is considering the purchase of a plant in Shushary, owned by American company General Motors. Recall that these production site near Saint Petersburg stand in 2015.

The plant in Shushary has facilities for production of about 100,000 cars per year, and for Koreans it purchase can be the best opportunity to expand their production. After all, the Hyundai-KIA feels the need, as the demand for Korean cars in Russia is growing.

That far Eastern manufacturer has shown interest in the plant near St. Petersburg and leads the talks, said the Agency TASS referring to the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Eugene Elin.

Recall that four years ago the company was GM in Shushary produces Chevrolet Cruze and Opel Astra, and also there were established the SKD Assembly of the Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Captiva and several Cadillac models.