Open Society “Autovaz”, the largest Russian motor-car manufacturer, since Monday leaves on a New Year’s vacation which will last till January, 30th inclusive, the factory press-service informs. Earlier Tolyatti car factory declared introduction of additional days off on December, 29th and 30, and also from January, 11 till January, 16th, then days of a New Year’s vacation have been prolonged till January, 30th. According to the press-service, the decision on an operating procedure is co-ordinated with trade union “Autovaz”. Payment to workers will be made according to the labour code of the Russian Federation. According to the labour schedule, the schedule of work of kindergartens, medical institutions of factory, a dining room and passenger transport will change. Press-service “Autovaz” does not make comments on the reason of prolongation of a New Year’s vacation at factory. In days of a New Year’s vacation of Open Society “Autovaz” plans to carry planned out repairs and equipment modernisation for the sum about 240 million roubles. During a December and January vacation experts of line fault services of car factory and firms-contractors will be occupied in all manufactures of car factory, mark in the company press-service. In the end of a January vacation all equipment “Autovaz” will be tested in operating conditions. “Autovaz” is the largest manufacturer of cars in Russia. In 2007 the company has sold 663,5 thousand cars that is a record indicator for the enterprise for all operating time in the domestic market. In the first half of the year 2008 the net profit on RSBU has made 1,48 billion roubles.