282,000 cars have been manufactured in St Petersburg within the first 9 months

282,000 cars have been manufactured in St Petersburg within the first 9 months

RusAutoNews.Com – The car factories established in St Petersburg have broken a new record. According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai have manufactured a total number of 282,000 automobiles in the January-September period of 2012 (+69%).

The number of automobiles manufactured in September-only is 35,700 (+25%), on the other hand. Prior to that, the highest number of monthly production number had been recorded in May 2012, with 34,300 vehicles.

In other words, St. Petersburg’s share in the total car production in Russia stands at 20.9%. By the end of January-August period, this ratio was 18.9%.

The automobiles manufactured in the city are as follows; Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Infiniti FX, Infiniti M, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Solaris and KIA Rio.