More recently, the company Yandex has announced that , as last year, another domestic giant, AVTOVAZ said . It is possible that in the future we will see the joint development of these two corporations, but recently Yandex and AVTOVAZ signed a cooperation agreement, according to which in future the car brand LADA will be built in online services of Yandex.
A Partnership agreement between AVTOVAZ President Nicolas Mohr and the General Director of "Yandex" Alexander Shulgin was signed in Moscow in the framework of the Russian automotive forum in 2017. According to available information, the cooperation will enable joint development in the following areas: telematic services (for data transmission), connected cars, or «Connected Car» (auto, connected to the Network), and multimedia systems, including infotainment and navigation services.
Yandex plans to adapt their existing practices and, as expected, thanks to accelerate the development of telematic platforms of AVTOVAZ under the LADA name Connect, which was presented at the Moscow auto show last year (MIMS-2016). LADA car Connect connects, the user's device, infotainment and navigation services in the single multimediaprogramme. When this data is transmitted over secure communication channels that provide the proper level of protection and confidentiality of information. Today LADA Connect is available only in the premium cars, but it is expected that in the future the platform will be available also in the models of middle and budgetary class.
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