General information

The Cluster of Automotive Industry is a group of enterprises and organizations providing operation and development of automotive and auto component industries of the Russian Federation.


The core of the cluster is six producers of final output (cars) - JSC AVTOVAZ, LADA Sport LLC, JSK SPVP VIS-AVTO, PCMA Rus LLC, Avtotor Auto Holding LLC, JSC MAF MOSKVICH.


Today 168 companies are involved in Cluster, including anchor assembly enterprises, large integrators of assemblies and subassemblies: Valeo Service Russia LLC, TPV RUS LLC, Steering Systems LLC, Brose Togliatti Automotive LLC, DSK LLC, JSC AD Plastik, CJSC AKOM, JSC TZTO,  Nobel Automotive Russia LLC, Metalloprodukciya LLC and others, suppliers of auto components.


The cluster’s members have a wide range of competencies in the following areas:

  • All kinds of cold stamping;
  • Accurate machining of metal components (turning, milling, polishing, thread-rolling and gear cutting);
  • Metal casting;
  • Heat treatment of metal components;
  • Welding of metals, including aluminum (arc in shielding gas, -contact, -relief);
  • Laser and plasma cutting of metals (computer lettering);
  • Intense deformation of metals;
  • Injection molding, including bi-component;
  • Extrusion blow moulding of hollow plastic components;
  • Welding of polymer components (vibration, ultrasonic, thermic);
  • Machining and water jet cutting of polymers;
  • Thermal moulding and water jet cutting of upholstery and noise insulation products;
  • Pouring of polyurethane foam;
  • Coating of plastic and metal coms (powder, electrodeposition, sputtering);
  • Galvanic metallization (metal and plastic);
  • Soldering of aluminum components (HFC, plasma, gas);
  • Prototyping, high-precision measurements;
  • Assembly and check of system units (steering systems, engine starting systems, windshield wipers, window regulators, door locks, suspension, clutch, tanks, climate control, seats, electric motors, etc.)

The list of the cluster’s companies is given in the Members page


The cluster produces:



Assemblies and complete units



Products, assemblies and complete units:

  • Steering systems;
  • Suspensions;
  • Clutch system (clutch plates, fly wheels, cardan shafts, components from expanded materials and polypropylene foams);
  • Wheels;
  • Fuel tanks (metal and plastic);
  • Climate control systems;
  • Seats;
  • Battery packs and starters;
  • Door closers (window regulators, door locks and butts);
  • Windshield wipers;
  • Noise insulation systems


  • interior and exterior plastic components, including the chrome-plated and coated;
  • pressing body and fastening components;
  • wiring harnesses and electronic products;
  • auto alarms, senders, heat regulator, electric fans, exterior mirror;
  • polyurethane products;
  • blown pieces of engine fuel system and engine cooling system;
  • polymer and metal fuel lines;
  • brake hoses, clutch hoses and other rubber products;
  • rotary bodies (shafts, pulleys);
  • production and repairing of tooling for stamping and die moulds


Cluster’s geography and key indicators:


There is a functional dependency between all members of the cluster. The level of cooperation exceeds 50%.


The cluster’s special organization is Machine-building Association Cluster of Automotive Industry. The Cluster provides methodic, organizational, expert, analytical and information support.


Cluster’s infrastructure includes scientific and educational organizations, financial institutions, industrial and technological infrastructure places, among them are the following ones:


1. scientific and educational institutions:

  • FSBEI HE Samara State Technical University
  • FSBEI HE Togliatti State University

2. financial organizations:

  • PJSC Promsvyazbank
  • OJSC CB Solidarnost
  • Sberbank

3. technological infrastructure places:

  • Cluster development center
  • Regional engineering center
  • Technopark in the sphere of high technologies Zhiguli Valley

4. industrial infrastructure places:

  • Special economic zone of industrial-production type Togliatti
  • Industrial park Preobrazhenka
  • Industrial Park Chapaevsk


More information about cluter infrastructure - page Infrastructure of cluster