AvtoVAZ plans to produce over 52,000 cars in February, up 26.8% over February, a spokeman said.

The company produced 41,000 cars in January, while selling 38,160 cars in the same period, Prime Tass reported.

AvtoVAZ car output rose 85% year on year to 545,450 vehicles in 2010 and the company plans to produce over 700,000 cars in 2011.