Gazpromneft Lubricants has been a sponsor of the 15th Russian International Automotive Forum (IAF) held in Moscow, 20-22 March. IAF 2012 is one of the key events within Russia's automotive industry.
GAZ, AVTOVAZ, Volkswagen Group Rus, Renault – Russia, General Motors – Russia and CIS, GM-AVTOVAZ, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Ford Sollers Holding, Mercedes-Benz Russia, SCANIA, MAN, Hyndai Motor CIS, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and auto parts manufacturers as well as other Russian and foreign automotive OEMs took part in the Forum.
Several issues were primarily discussed within the event, among them are the Government's latest initiatives on automotive industry support; investments attraction; long-term projects of OEMs and auto parts suppliers; enhancing efficiency of auto parts and associated goods production in Russia.
Alexander Trukhan, General Director, Gazpromneft Lubricants presented his report on Lubricants Production as a Segment of Automotive Industry.
He informed about the company's latest steps toward compliance with OEMs' requirements, in particular, for product range and quality management. Many business meetings with automotive OEMs took place during the Forum that defined the guidelines for mutually beneficial interactions.