Lviv Bus Factory

Lviv Bus Factory

Infobox Company
name=Lviv Bus Factory
type=Closed joint stock company
foundation=May 21, 1945
location=Lviv, Ukraine

The Lviv Bus Factory, ( _ua. Львівський автомобільний завод, "L’vivs’ky Avtomobil’ny Zavod", literally "Lviv Automobile Factory"), mostly known under its obsolete name "L’vivs’ky Avtobusnyi Zavod" ( _uk. Львівський автобусний завод, literally "Lviv Bus Factory") is a bus manufacturing company in Lviv, Ukraine.

Their brand-name is LAZ (ЛАЗ), and the company and its products are often referred to with this acronym rather than the full name.

It was one of the major bus manufacturers in the Soviet Union and the largest-ever industrial company in the city. Now it is a private, closed joint stock company.

Some of its most widely-known products include the 695 city bus and its stretched tourist-oriented version, the 699. ElectroLAZ, the distinctive modern LAZ trolleybus can be seen circulating in several Ukrainian cities.

External links

* [ Official website] en icon

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