Automotive Sector

The Russian Cars of Cuba

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One might think that classic 1950s American cars such as the Ford and the Chevy are the only vehicles on the roads of Cuba.  True, these cars have become a symbol of the Island today.  But if one takes a closer look, there are other cars and trucks sharing the road.  That small, boxy, little yellow taxi that just passed you was a Lada, one of the most popular brands of Russian cars in Cuba. The history of the Russian automobile industry in Cuba stretches back to the ’50s. …

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