OREANDA-NEWS  AVTOVAZ plans to release 8 new models and 9 facelifts as part of the further upgrade of the LADA model range until 2026.

In order to strengthen the scientific and technical potential of the enterprise, the recruitment of engineers was carried out: about 400 employees, including young specialists and graduates were admitted to the Engineering center, the press service of AVTOVAZ reports. We will remind, at present, the LADA brand is represented in segments b, b+, SUVs and LCVs, which make up 5 model families: Vesta, XRAY, Largus, Granta and 4x4.

As for the new products of the outgoing year, in June 2018 started selling sedan LADA Vesta Cross, received the ground clearance of the crossover (203 mm). In August 2018, the new LADA Granta family – sedan, hatchback, wagon and liftback – went on sale. And in November started selling LADA Xray Cross: the ground clearance of the car reached a record for LADA 215 mm, introduced an intelligent system LADA Ride Select, which allows you to select driving modes for different road conditions.

In addition, at the Moscow international motor show AVTOVAZ presented four new models and showed the development of the design concept of the LADA brand. Thus, the concept car LADA 4x4 Vision demonstrated the vision of the development of corporate DNA style.

Rosstandart earlier on December, 11 announced the recall in Russia 41,507 thousand cars Lada Vesta for painting the spare wheel drive. Cars sold from July 2017 to the present time are subject to recall. The reason for the recall of cars is the revealed complete set of cars with tires of the main dimension 185 / 65R15 Pirelli Cinturato P1 and spare 185 / 65R15 Formula Energy, which is not certified, explained the Agency.

Lada Vesta is currently one of the most popular cars in Russia. In November, according to the Association of European business (AEB), AVTOVAZ was able to sell 9906 such sedans. For example, during the same period of 2017, 8066 Lada Vesta was sold on the Russian market. Thus, the car took second place in the list of the most popular models of November 2018.