Ford Sollers Plant in Vsevolozhsk Russia Builds Its 500,000th Vehicle – The First Russian Ford Focus Wagon
The 500,000th vehicle rolled off the production line today at the Ford Sollers plant in Vsevolozhsk, near St. Petersburg, Russia. It marked a double celebration as the milestone car was a Ford Focus Wagon – the very first all-new Focus Wagon to be built at the plant. Ford Sollers Plant in St. Petersburg, Russia Builds Its 500,000th Vehicle – The First Russian Ford Focus Wagon.The Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk was the first complete-manufacturing, non-domestic automotive plant in Russia when it was opened by Ford in 2002.
The Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk is now one of three plants operated by Ford Sollers. Over 2,700 employees currently work at the plant. Each day, the plant produces around 300 cars in each of two shifts. The Russian plant produces the Ford Focus in all three body styles: five-door, four-door and wagon. Since 2009, Vsevolozhsk also has built the four-door Ford Mondeo.