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Turkmenistan 2013: Toyota Camry king, Avalon surprises

The Toyota Avalon has been popular in Turkmenistan since its original launch in 1995. We continue on our exploration of Central Asian markets: after Armenia, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan we find ourselves in Turkmenistan. And judging by the most recent videos of the streets of the capital Ashgabat, one thing is…

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Turkmenistan: Camry and Lada kings of the road

* Click on title for more street scenes and video! * Two cars have been dominating the Turkmen market for many years now: the Toyota Camry (starting with the 1996 generation) and the Lada 2105. These two models add up to almost half the cars in circulation in the capital…

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USSR 1988: Lada 2106 leads, Samara on podium

Lada Samara * See the Top 15 all-models ranking by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Alex * In 1988, the private new car market is down 8% year-on-year to 754,600 registrations, with the sales to state organisations, intelligence services and the army down 14% to 165,950 units. The VAZ…

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