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Automotive production is a significant industry in Russia, directly employing around 600,000 people or 1% of the country's total workforce. The main local car brands are light vehicle producers AvtoVAZ and GAZ, while KamAZ is the leading heavy vehicle producer.

AvtoVAZ is a Russian car manufacturer. It is best known for its flagship series of Lada vehicles.

In the Soviet Union, its products used various names, including Zhiguli, Oka, and Sputnik which were phased out in the 1990s and replaced by Lada for the Russian market.

The AvtoVAZ factory is the largest car manufacturer in Russia and Eastern Europe.

Let's take a look! Which car brands are on the list.

Russian Car Brands List

  • 1
    1966-Present Lada Compact Cars
  • 2
    1932-Present GAZ Automobiles
  • 3
    1969-Present Kamaz Trucks
  • 4
    1941-Present UAZ Commercial Vehicles

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Largest Car Companies

Rank Company Country
*1 Volkswagen logoVolkswagen Germany
*2 Toyota logoToyota Japan
*3 Daimler logoDaimler Germany
*4 Ford logoFord Motor United States
*5 General Motors logoGeneral Motors United States

Largest Tire Manufacturers

Rank Company Country
*1 Bridgestone logoBridgestone Japan
*2 Michelin logoMichelin France
*3 Goodyear logoGoodyear United States
*4 Continental logoContinental Germany
*5 Sumitomo logoSumitomo Japan