December 2001


Car production in the Russian Federation, ranking of makes:

Brand/marque/Marke Production
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Passenger cars/VP/PKW:
1 VAZ (Lada) 670,000 673,821   620,145 680,570 740,526 594,522 703,070 750,269
2 GAZ (Volga) 69,001 69,000   118,673 124,284 124,339  125,398  125,486 116,319
3 Kamaz (Oka) 6,898 15,000   8,638 8,935 18,000  30,102  42,004  49,865
SeAZ (Oka)         3,681 8,300
4 UAZ       44,880 33,701 51,411  31,932  38,686  40,250
5 Izh       12,774 9,149 5,544  5,077  4,756  13,149
6AZLK (Moskvitch/Aleko) 101,870 220,226   40,600 2,929 19,920  38,320  30,112  6,468
7 Avtotor (KIA, BMW)  -  -  -  -  - 1,260 1,540  936  2,787
8 Doninvest (Daewoo, Citroen)  -  -       13,225 4,988  9,395  300
9 Avtoframos (Renault)                535  100
10 Ford Union  -  -  -  -  - - 3,000  440  
11 Hyundai  -  -  -  -  - - 1,000    
12 Elaz-GM (Chevrolet)  -  -  -  -  - - 600    
13 ZIL   14     1 8      
Light Commercial Vehicles/VU Légers/Leichtnutzfahrzeuge:
1 GAZ         78,395 84,362 95,096 108,958  
2 UAZ 41,963 43,736 19,487 15,071 14,760 20,557 45,257 42,443  
3 ZIL             12,780 11,980  
Trucks/Véhicules utilitaires/Nutzfahrzeuge:
1 Kamaz 85,041 57,482 25,122 35,000 25,940 12,720 3,311 14,813  
2 GAZ 228,027 217,145  71,562 81,619 1,880 3,120 2,000 13,883  
3 ZIL 148,125 108,643 26,918 10,187 9,730 21,520 10,357 11,843  
4 Ural 22,195 17,464 14,002 9,201 6,522 5,339 2,489 5,470  
Buses/autobus/Busse:
1 UAZ             22,443 22,050  
2 GAZ             11,174 15,966  
3 PAZ 10,364 10,894 9,073 7,800 9,150 7,900 8,503 7,502  
4 KAwZ Kyrgan 17,296 15,666 4,111 1,186 1,077 769 1,482 1,767  
5 ZIL             22 540  
6 LiAZ 3,406 3,908 2,091 444 234 129 165 379  
7 MArZ             197 186  
8 Tushino Auto             530 175  
9 NefAZ             218 137  
10 Volzhanin             55 80  
11 GolAZ 187 250 74 24 28 105 70 13  
12 Suberian-Scandinavian Bus             2 5  
13 Kamaz     1,702 3,000          



Table compiled from various sources:
Auto Katalog No. 45 (2001/2002), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2001;
Auto Katalog No. 44 (2000/2001), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000;
Auto Katalog No. 43 (1999/2000), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1999;
Auto Katalog No. 42 (1998/99), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998;
Auto Katalog No. 41 (1997/98), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1997;
Auto Katalog No. 38 (1994/95), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1994;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog 2001, No. 30, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '99, No. 28, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '97, No. 26, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1996;
Transporama, no. 203, Oktober 2000 (Belgium).
Transporama, no. 182, Oktober 1998 (Belgium).


Russian car manufacturer's links:

AZLK Moskvich
GAZ
Izh (Izhmash Open Stock Company)
Lada (German importer's site)
Volga Automobile Plant (VAZ)
Official VAZ site (in Russian only!)
Oka
Kamaz Homepage
New official site
KAwZ Bus
UAZ
UAZ of America
Ural Homepage
ZIL


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