The volume of sales of South Korean Hyundai Motor in Russia reached 5,575 automobiles in 2002, exceeding that of 2001 by 2.5 times (the corresponding figure for 2001 was 2,205 vehicles).
The Russian office of the company reported today that Hyundai Accent car was the most popular model of the company on the Russian market last year, and 3,174 such cars were sold (these cars are assembled at a car plant in Taganrog in Russia). The second most popular model was Santa Fe SUV (518 such vehicles were sold).
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed