More than 100 prime prepare the participants held in Leipzig, the traditional 18-th International Motor Show Auto Mobil International (AMI-2008). At the exhibition from 4 to 13 April were presented to 494 exhibitors from 17 countries, including Russia. AvtoVAZ to his stand area of 375 square meters produced five cars. This Sedan lada priora (for export comes as lada 2170), Sedan lada kalina (LADA 1118), a hatchback lada kalina (LADA 1119), as well as new items in 2008: Hatchback lada priora (LADA 2172) and touring lada kalina (LADA 1117) . Together with AvtoVAZ in the AMI-2008, took part the official importer of automobile lada Automobile GmbH. This company provides sample cars lada, sold in Germany. Visitors had the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of an exhibition model, and during the test drive make sure it is running quality and level of comfort of the cabin. The highlight of AMI-2008 was a special stand, which exhibited 30 limousines and exclusive models produced by special order for a well-known people in the spotlight – Microcars – green maneuverable vehicles 'urban' with a low fuel consumption.
This is due to higher prices in Europe for automotive fuels and taxes on emissions. Special exposition was 'environmental' cars with hybrid engine, which is integrated with a compact electric motor for movement in a mode of urban congestion. In Leipzig, you can see not only environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient models, but also expensive 'petrol eaters' with the powerful engines. Leipzig Motor Show is traditionally a commercial nature. By tradition, most of the models presented here are either already have in the automobile in Europe or will there soon. In 2008, the exhibition ami were presented to about 50 brands of cars. An area of over 130,000 square feet to demonstrate the latest development of the international automotive industry. The exhibition took place about 100 prime vehicles and concept cars, and well as special shows, test drives and business meetings.