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Native name
ЗАО «ТролЗа»
Closed joint-stock company
Industry Trolleybus manufacturing
Founded 1868 (1868)
Headquarters Engels, Saratov Oblast, Russia
Products Trolleybuses, buses, trailers, semi-trailers, machining of parts, assemblies and products
Revenue RUB880 million (2005)
Number of employees
1 798 (2011)
Trolza-5265 "Megapolis" in Moscow in 2007
Trolza-62052.01 [62052Б] in Belgrade, Serbia

Trolza (Russian: ZАО "Троллейбусный завод" (Тролза)) is a trolleybus producer in Russia, located in Engels, Saratov oblast. In the Soviet era it was known as ZiU (Russian: Завод имени Урицкого, Zavod imeni Uritzkogo, plant named after Moisei Uritskiy). The enterprise was founded in Imperial Russia in 1868, but it began producing trolleybuses after 1951. ZiU/Trolza built over 65,000 trolleybus vehicles and continues this business now. The most numerous models of ZiU production are MTB-82, ZiU-5, ZiU-9. All of them were exported to different countries of the world, including Argentina, Bulgaria, Greece, Mongolia, Hungary, Serbia etc.

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