Lada Joins Electric Car Ranks, But Is It A Leaf-Beater?
Green Car Reports
AUGUST 30, 2012
It was a small, cheap econobox, based on 1970s Fiat underpinnings and imported to the U.S. from its home country of Serbia. Remember the Yugo? They actually sold over 100,000 in the U.S. between 1985 and 1992, but the model is derided as slow, unreliable and thoroughly undesirable. The image of Russian carmaker Lada is much the same in Europe