AvtoVAZ is a Russian automobile manufacturer founded in 1966. It is one of the largest carmakers in Russia and Eastern Europe, known for producing a wide range of vehicles, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The company is headquartered in Tolyatti, Russia.

One of AvtoVAZ's most iconic and well-known models is the Lada. The Lada brand has been synonymous with affordable and practical automobiles in Russia and other Eastern European countries for decades. Over the years, various Lada models have been popular among consumers, including the Lada Niva, Lada Kalina, and Lada Priora.

Notable Models:

  • Lada Niva - a rugged and versatile SUV that gained popularity for its off-road capabilities;
  • Lada Kalina - a compact car known for its affordability and practicality;
  • Lada Priora - a family sedan that has been a common sight on Russian roads.

AvtoVAZ has played a significant role in the Russian automotive industry and has been involved in joint ventures with international carmakers. The company has made efforts to modernize its production facilities and improve the quality of its vehicles to meet international standards. It continues to be an important player in the Russian automobile market.