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ZAZ or Zaporizhia Automobile Building Plant (Ukrainian: ЗАЗ, Запорізький автомобілебудівельний завод) is the main automobile-manufacturer of Ukraine, based in the south-eastern city of Zaporizhzhya. It is also known for its former mother company name, AvtoZAZ. ZAZ This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... A small variety of cars, the most popular kind of automobile. ... Zaporizhzhia, Zaporozhzhia, Zaporozhye may refer to Zaporizhzhia, a historical region of Ukraine Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, a city This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... AvtoZAZ (Russian: АвтоЗАЗ) started in 1975 as Industrial Assosiation (производственное объединение), а holding that incorporated ZAZ, MeMZ, Ilyichyevsk Automobile Parts Plant (Ukrainian: Іллічівський завод автоагрегатів) and a number of other automobile-production facilities in Lutzk (LuAZ) and Kherson. ...

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Models

Full-scale production

  • ZAZ-965 Zaporozhets (1962-1969)
  • ZAZ-966 Zaporozhets (1967-1972)
  • ZAZ-968 Zaporozhets (1972-1994)
  • ZAZ-1102 Tavria/Tavria Nova (1987- )
  • ZAZ-1105 Dana/Slavuta (1995- )
  • ZAZ Lanos (model T150) (2004- )

The Zaporozhets (Russian: , Zaporozhets; Ukrainian: , Zaporozhets’) was a brand name of subcompact cars designed and built from 1958 at the ZAZ factory in Soviet Ukraine (Zaporozhsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or Zaporozhsky Automobile Factory). ... ZAZ Slavuta The ZAZ Tavria (Russian: ) is a range of front wheel drive subcompact cars made by Ukrainian ZAZ. The Tavria and subsequent Dana/Slavuta hatchbacks replaced rear wheel drive Zaporozhets in the product lineup. ... ZAZ Slavuta The ZAZ Tavria (Russian: ) is a range of front wheel drive subcompact cars made by Ukrainian ZAZ. The Tavria and subsequent Dana/Slavuta hatchbacks replaced rear wheel drive Zaporozhets in the product lineup. ... 2002 Daewoo Lanos 3-door hatchback The Daewoo Lanos was a compact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ...

Complete, Knocked Down (CKD) Assembly

CKD is a three-letter acronym that stands for Complete, Knocked Down. ... This page is about a car manufacturer. ... The Daewoo Lanos was a subcompact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... The Daewoo Lanos was a subcompact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... The Daewoo Lanos was a subcompact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... 2004 Suzuki Forenza The Chevrolet Nubira is a lineup of compact sedans and station wagons made by South Korean GM Daewoo. ... 2003 Daewoo Kalos hatchback The Daewoo Kalos is a subcompact automobile built by GM Daewoo, a South Korean subsidiary of General Motors. ... The Astra is a General Motors (GM) small family car, badged as an Opel in continental Europe, a Vauxhall in the United Kingdom, a Holden in Australasia, and a Chevrolet in Latin America. ... The Opel Vectra is a midsize car produced by Opel, the main European subsidiary of General Motors. ... Mercedes-Benz Logo from 280 SE Mercedes-Benz is a German brand of automobiles, buses, coaches and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler company (formerly known as Daimler-Benz), commonly known as Mercedes. ...

History

older models of ZAZ (the green and white ones), Lviv, Ukraine, July 2005
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older models of ZAZ (the green and white ones), Lviv, Ukraine, July 2005

The company was established in 1960 as ZAZ (Zaporozhskiy avtomobil'nyi zavod) to create the Soviet equivalent of Volkswagen Beetle—a car for the ordinary people. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 448 KB) Description: Lwiw, Ukraine, typical scene in the centre, вул. Братiв Рогатинцiв street. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 448 KB) Description: Lwiw, Ukraine, typical scene in the centre, вул. Братiв Рогатинцiв street. ... Lviv (Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv ; Polish: Lwów; Russian: Львов, Lvov; German: Lemberg; Yiddish: לעמבערג; Latin: Leopolis; see also Cities alternative names) is a city in western Ukraine, the capital city of the Lviv Oblast (province) and one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Soviet redirects here. ... The VW Type 1, which was called the Beetle or Bug or Käfer (in German), is a small family car, the best known car of Volkswagen, one of the best known cars from Germany, and one of the most recognisable and distinctive cars in the world. ...


The models named "Zaporozhets" (Russian: Запорожец) were powered by an air-cooled rear mounted V4 engine made by MeMZ (based in neighboring Melitopol'). The body of earlier models 965 was similar to the Fiat 600. The redesigned 966 looked more like a NSU Prinz. Despite low reliability and prestige of those cars, they have shown an unbeaten accessibility and popularity among Soviets, becoming the "car for pensioners and intellectuals". The Zaporozhets (Russian: , Zaporozhets; Ukrainian: , Zaporozhets’) was a brand name of subcompact cars designed and built from 1958 at the ZAZ factory in Soviet Ukraine (Zaporozhsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or Zaporozhsky Automobile Factory). ... 1700 cc High Compression Ford Taurus V4 A V4 is an engine in V configuration, with 4 cylinders. ... Melitopol Motor Plant or MeMZ (Russian: Мелитопольский моторный завод, МеМЗ) is a leading Ukrainian engine factory. ... Melitopol (Мелітополь) is a city in Zaporizka oblast of Ukraine. ... The present Fiat logo The old Fiat logo, still commonly seen, used from 1969 to 1999 Fiat S.p. ... NSU Motorenwerke AG (normally just NSU) was a German manufacturer of cars and motorcycles. ... The NSU prinz was produced in Germany by the NSU Motorenwerke AG. It was developed throughout its 1957-62 career, passing through mark 1,2 and 3 versions, all being progressively better. ...


Since 1975, the factory is a part of AvtoZAZ holding, which was transformed into joint-stock company in 1990s. Newer front wheel drive cars are based on model 1102 Tavria (in production since 1980s) and are powered by a water cooled, front mounted MeMZ engine and fall into micro-class. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... AvtoZAZ (Russian: АвтоЗАЗ) started in 1975 as Industrial Assosiation (производственное объединение), а holding that incorporated ZAZ, MeMZ, Ilyichyevsk Automobile Parts Plant (Ukrainian: Іллічівський завод автоагрегатів) and a number of other automobile-production facilities in Lutzk (LuAZ) and Kherson. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, the last decade of the 20th Century. ... Front wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... ZAZ Slavuta The ZAZ Tavria (Russian: ) is a range of front wheel drive subcompact cars made by Ukrainian ZAZ. The Tavria and subsequent Dana/Slavuta hatchbacks replaced rear wheel drive Zaporozhets in the product lineup. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... Melitopol Motor Plant or MeMZ (Russian: Мелитопольский моторный завод, МеМЗ) is a leading Ukrainian engine factory. ...


When AvtoZAZ-Daewoo joint venture with Daewoo Motors was formed in 1998, ZAZ was assigned to the new company as a 50% share on behalf of AvtoZAZ. Daewoo Motors made large investments and established the production of its own models, while keeping and modernizing the native ZAZ brand. CKD kits of Daewoo Lanos started assembling the same year; at the same time, CKD assembly of a number of older VAZ models started. This article is about the auto company GM Daewoo. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Investment or investing is a term with several closely-related meanings in finance and economics. ... CKD is a three-letter acronym that stands for Complete, Knocked Down. ... The Daewoo Lanos was a subcompact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... CKD is a three-letter acronym that stands for Complete, Knocked Down. ... This page is about a car manufacturer. ...


Following bankruptcy of Daewoo Motors in 2001, UkrAVTO corporation bought out AvtoZAZ holding in 2002. All of the AvtoZAZ manufacturing facilities (most notably, MeMZ and Ilyichyevsk assembling plant) were reincorporated into ZAZ. The company even adopted a new logo. The Daewoo part in the joint venture was bought out by Swiss venture Hirsch & CIE in 2003. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Ukrainian Automobile Corporation or UkrAVTO (Ukrainian: Украинская автомобильная корпорация (УкрАВТО) одна из самых больших национальных украинских автомобильных компаний. Президент корпорации - на 2005 год народный депутат Васадзе Тариэл. Ð’ состав корпорации входят более 20-ти обласных акционерных обществ. Наибольшее подразделение корпорации - завод АвтоЗАЗ. Сайт: http://ukravto. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Melitopol Motor Plant or MeMZ (Russian: Мелитопольский моторный завод, МеМЗ) is a leading Ukrainian engine factory. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Ilyichyevsk facility is currently used for CKD-kit assembly of Chevrolet Aveo and Chevrolet Lacetti. An adapted version of the Lanos with a MeMZ engine, Daewoo Sens, was made since 2002. End of 2004 saw the beginning of full-scale production of completely domestic ZAZ Lanos T150, now that CKD kits of Lanos are no longer supplied. UkrAVTO has plans to transfer a transmission plant from the assets of FSO car factory to the ZAZ. It is also considering engine facilities of former Daewoo Motors subsidiary in India. CKD is a three-letter acronym that stands for Complete, Knocked Down. ... 2003 Daewoo Kalos hatchback The Daewoo Kalos is a subcompact automobile built by GM Daewoo, a South Korean subsidiary of General Motors. ... 2004 Daewoo Lacetti The Chevrolet Lacetti (model J200) is a compact 5-door hatchback made by South Korean GM Daewoo. ... Melitopol Motor Plant or MeMZ (Russian: Мелитопольский моторный завод, МеМЗ) is a leading Ukrainian engine factory. ... The Daewoo Lanos was a subcompact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 Daewoo Lanos 3-door hatchback The Daewoo Lanos was a compact car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Daewoo Motors from 1997 to 2002. ... CKD is a three-letter acronym that stands for Complete, Knocked Down. ... Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych (FSO) means in Polish Passenger Car Factory, simply. ... This article is about the auto company GM Daewoo. ...


External links

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Category:ZAZ
  • ZAZ - official website (Russian&English)
  • UkrAVTO - official website (Ukrainian/English)
  • http://www.halyava.ru/zazfun/zaz_engl.html
  • http://zaz965.cjb.net/

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Autosoviet: ZAZ (1600 words)
Born in the 1958 by a decision of the Governement of the USSR (like all things...), the ZAZ was, in the intentions of the creators, the typical "people car", like the VW Beetle in Germany or the Citroen 2CV in France.
The ZAZ "965" had also a little appearition in the "007 Goldeneye" movie: in this movie, the car is driven by an old and fat Russian spy, with the busby worn also into the car (the usual American humor...).
The sales of the ZAZ, now, are lower than other brands, because the dimensions of the factory are not very high; but the most important cause of this poor consideration of the Russian people about this car, is the reliability, still too low.
ZAZ (253 words)
ZAZ (Ukrainian: ЗАЗ) is the main automobile-manufacturer of Ukraine, based in the south-eastern city of Zaporizhzhya.
The company was established in 1960 as ZAZ (Zaporozhskiy avtomobil'nyi zavod) to create the Soviet equivalent of Volkswagen – a car for the ordinary people.
ZAZ cars are now powered by a water cooled, front mounted, front drive engine and fall into micro-class.
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