'Heroes of Their Time': top Russian car maker's automotive marvels

Throughout the period of its manufacture, 638,875 GAZ-21 vehicles were created at the plant. A continuation of the Volga brand is seen in the 24 and 31passenger car models. Unfortunately, GAZ does not currently manufacture Volga passenger vehicles. When asked by RBTH’s correspondent if a revival of the Volga brand is in the works, Manfred Aybek, the CEO of the Russian Machines Corporation and member of the GAZ’s Board of Directors responded with a categorical “no”. According to him, the company currently specializes in manufacturing light commercial trucks.

Throughout the period of its manufacture, 638,875 GAZ-21 vehicles were created at the plant. A continuation of the Volga brand is seen in the 24 and 31passenger car models. Unfortunately, GAZ does not currently manufacture Volga passenger vehicles. When asked by RBTH’s correspondent if a revival of the Volga brand is in the works, Manfred Aybek, the CEO of the Russian Machines Corporation and member of the GAZ’s Board of Directors responded with a categorical “no”. According to him, the company currently specializes in manufacturing light commercial trucks.

Olga Sokolova
On display at the GUM shopping center in Moscow is the one-of-a-kind exhibit, “Heroes of Their Time”, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Gorky Automobile Plant (GAZ), one of Russia’s leading car manufacturers.

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