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Moskvitch

Moskvitch means "A man from Moscow".
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After "The Great Patriotic War" (The part of Word War II from 1941 to 1945) Soviet brought with them the whole manufacturing line for Opel Kadett from Rüsselsheim in Germany. A plant called MZMA ("Moskovsky Zavod Malolitrazhnykh Avtomobiley", "Midget Car Works of Moscow") started to produce a car called Moskvitch 400 in 1947 based on the Opel. Moskvitch means "A man from Moscow".


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The plant later changed the name to AZLK which means "Avtomobilny Zavod imeni Leninskogo Komsomola", "The Lenin Komsomol Auto Works".


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MOSKVITCH CARS
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1956 Moskvitch 402.

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Sebastian3420 days ago

The city Opel produced and still is producing is called Rüsselsheim, not Rosselheim...

CT3420 days ago

Thanks for the correction Sebastian.

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