The Russian automotive concern AvtoVAZ reported that it suspended the operation of the first production line (B0, Lada Largus and Lada X-ray models) for a day due to problems with the supply of electronics components from the Samara representative office of Bosch (Robert Bosch Samara LLC) ... Line employees will be paid two-thirds of the average earnings for downtime.
AvtoVAZ has repeatedly introduced forced downtime in spring and summer due to interruptions in the supply of components. To catch up with the suspensions, the automaker introduced a six-day work week. However, due to a shortage of components, AvtoVAZ previously canceled the previously agreed ten-hour day shift on Saturday, July 10, for production lines N3 (SKP, release of Lada Niva Legend) and N5 (SKP Kalina, release of Lada Granta).
AvtoVAZ produces Lada and Renault cars. The company's production facilities are located in Togliatti and Izhevsk. The owner of 100% of the Russian automaker is the Dutch company Alliance Rostec Auto B.V. - JV Rostec (32%) and Renault Group (68%).
AvtoVAZ sold 200,219 Lada vehicles in the first half of 2021 (+ 14.9% by 2019 and + 51% by 2020) The brand's market share grew by 2.2 percentage points year-on-year. and amounted to 23%, which, as the company notes, is the best result over the past 10 years.