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Ford's joint venture with Russian automaker Sollers began production in Tatarstan car Kuga, S-MAX, Galaxy and the Explorer, the press service of Ford-Sollers.

Due to the increased production of Ford-Sollers has started recruitment for Yelabuga factory located in special economic zone "Alabuga". The company was established more than 850 additional jobs - workers and engineers. Note that currently works in the factory 1.165 thousand.

Recall the beginning of the year in Russia has sold 63,353 cars Ford, which is 18% higher sales results for the same period last year. Since the beginning of 2012 the factory Ford Sollers Elabuga produced Ford Transit, which has a positive impact on the sales of this model in Russia.

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Is there any purpose for having joint ventures in Russia like there is in China? Does the Russian partner bring anything to the table or are they forced to have a partner?
 

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Is there any purpose for having joint ventures in Russia like there is in China? Does the Russian partner bring anything to the table or are they forced to have a partner?
Instead of having to wait 4 years to build two factories, the can get 2 in 1 year.
 
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