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Sollers will sack some of the employees of the Sollers-Far East plant

Sollers, a Russian manufacturer, distributor and service company for finished products UAZ, SsangYong and Isuzu, will fire part of the employees of the Sollers - Far East plant, the first automobile plant in the Primorsky Territory.

This decision, according to the leading PR specialist of Mazda Sollers Manufacturing Rus, Yekaterina Khatkovskaya, was made in connection with "With a drop in demand for cars caused by the current economic situation".

As previously reported in EastRussia, the downward trend in sales was observed last year. So, following the results of 2014, the company's sales fell to 77,621 thousand machines or 10,7%.

So, 49,844 cars of UAZ brand were sold, which is 3% less than the same figure in 2013 year. The most popular in this case was UAZ Patriot. Its implementation increased by 10%.

Cars of the Korean brand SsangYong began to be sold even worse, their sales decreased by 26,5% or up to 25,010 thousand units. The implementation of ISUZU cars has increased more than 2 times and amounted to 2,767 cars.

Alexey Volodin, Deputy General Director for Sales of Sollers, had a positive attitude for the next year: “I give a positive outlook for UAZ for 2015. We set ourselves a goal to enter the TOP-10 in sales ", - he said.

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