Lada cars sit outside the Avotvaz factory in Togliatti, Russia. Avtovaz is set to reduce its 102,000-person workforce by 27,600 people mostly through layoffs or early retirements.
Lada cars sit outside the Avotvaz factory in Togliatti, Russia. Avtovaz is set to reduce its 102,000-person workforce by 27,600 people mostly through layoffs or early retirements. Tom Lasseter/MCT
Lada cars sit outside the Avotvaz factory in Togliatti, Russia. Avtovaz is set to reduce its 102,000-person workforce by 27,600 people mostly through layoffs or early retirements. Tom Lasseter/MCT

Facing massive layoffs, Russia's 'Detroit' feels the chill

October 08, 2009 04:51 PM

UPDATED September 18, 2013 06:47 PM

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