German carmaker 2018-2019 Volkswagen has decided to stop the production of 7-seater minivan Routan, which is a version of the American model perelitsovannuyu the Chrysler Town & Country .
More recently expired agreement with German automaker Chrysler plant in Windsor (Canada), where the pipeline since 2008 th year collected minivan 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan.
To sign a new contract Germans did not, ultimately deciding to stop production of this model.
The reason for such a decision, apparently, was the poor implementation of the 7-seater minivan for the North American market.
For the first ti 11 months of this year in the US were sold only 9923 units 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan, which compared to the same period of last year is less by almost 17 percent.
The company had no immediate comment on the information about the termination of production of the minivan, but the earlier representatives of the brand announced that 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan will have no “heir”, and to replace him in the North American market comes the seven-seat crossover.
The basis of the new model, which will be slightly larger and cheaper than the current flagship crossover the Touareg , will form a modular MQB platform.
The concept of the new crossover car enthusiasts will be able to see as early as January 2013-th year in the Detroit International Auto Show.
Supply new product will be mainly on the US and Russian markets, and in dealer showrooms car will appear only after a few years.