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End of the road: Russia says goodbye to its beloved Lada

Reuters reports — Russia is ending its long love affair with a car that was once prized by the nation but has come to symbolize the decline of its automobile industry and, for some, the country itself. The decision by state car maker AvtoVAZ to halt production of the las …
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Junkyard Find: 1972 Plymouth Valiant Sedan

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : The Truth About Cars (yesterday)

There was a time when the late-60s/early-70s Dodge Dart/Plymouth Valiant sedan was the generic automobile in the United States, possibly the most invisible car on American roads. Swimming-pool blue and this queasy shade of green wer... Read Post

Australian cars to make their art museum debut Down Under

Vehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com (yesterday)

Holden Hurricane concept. Photo courtesy GM Media. Too little, too late? With the end nigh for the Australian automobile industry and automotive media around the world already penning their obituaries for it, one Australian art muse... Read Post

Report: Lada 2107 reaches the end of its road

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (3 years ago)

"It's time to say goodbye," said AvtoVAZ spokesman Igor Burenkov to Russia's RIA Novosti about the end of Lada 2107 production, which happened this week. The Lada 2107, also called the Lada Riva, has been plying Russian roads since ... Read Post


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