Car production in St. Petersburg has increased by 18% in October

Car production in St. Petersburg has increased by 18% in October

RusAutoNews.Com – Car production in St. Petersburg has increased in October. According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories established in St. Petersburg have manufactured a total number of 317,000 automobiles in January-October period. This figure is 61% better, in comparison with the production performance of the same period of the previous year. Car production in St. Petersburg in October-only amounted to 35,000, on the other hand (+18% y/y).

The share of St. Petersburg factories in the total production of Russia has reached 19.8% by the end of the aforementioned period. The growth rate of the automotive sector in the city has surpassed the country average. The country-wide production increased by 14% in January-October period and 11% in October-only.

Auto-Dealer-SPb predicts that 35,000 automobiles will be manufactured in each of the remaining two months of the year, thus bringing the year-end total production number of car production in St. Petersburg to approximately 390,000.

The brands and models manufactured throughout the four factories 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.