Auto maker hoping for help from facelift of dated Priora.
MOSCOW - Russia's flagship auto maker AvtoVAZ is on the verge of a crisis due to an ongoing uncontrollable sales decline that has surprised even company management. Deliveries in April totaled 51,700 units including exports, down 12% from year-ago. The Priora model showed the sharpest decline, tumbling 56% to 4,900 cars, while the Kalina flagship brand skidded 36% to 8,800. Sales of Lada 4x4 vehicles fell 21%, to 3,800. Year-on-year growth was recorded only by the restyled Lada ...
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