Iconic Russian Car Maker, Known for Cold War Self-Reliance, Halts Production – The Wall Street Journal

March 9, 2022 by No Comments

Lada cars have been a symbol of Russia’s self-reliance since they began rolling off assembly lines during the depths of the Cold War.

On Wednesday, Lada’s factory floors ground to a halt as Western sanctions deprived its parent company of the parts and supplies it needs to make cars, according to people familiar with the matter. Thousands of workers have been placed on leave.

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/russian-car-maker-known-for-cold-war-self-reliance-idles-factories-11646828796

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