ERJ staff report (DS)
Moscow, Russia - Volkswagen has approved the Yaroslavl factory of Russian tyre maker Cordiant to its A-rating. This means the factory is approved to supply OE products to VW factories worldwide.
Cordiant said it is the first Russian tyre maker to achieve this rating.
The factory has been supplying tyres to Polo and Fabia models made in VW's Russian factory in Kaluga since 2011
Cordiant is the new name for the former Sibur-Russian Tyres operations.
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Press release from Cordiant (Russian language)