2 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within eleven months

2 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within eleven months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, more than 2 million vehicles have been manufactured in Russia within the January-November 2012 period.

1.8 million passenger cars and light commercial vehicles have been manufactured in the country, within eleven months of 2012 (+14.6%). The number of automobiles manufactured in November-only is approximately 200,000 (+15.7%), on the other hand. AvtoVAZ has become the production leader once again in November  (48,722 vehicles, +25%). Priora is the most-manufactured Lada model in Tolyatti (12,268 vehicles).

Significant developments of the previous month, concerning the foreign manufacturers are as follows; GM-Auto has started the production of Opel Astra Sedan in its St. Petersburg factory in the beginning of November. Volkswagen has manufactured its 500,000th automobile in Russia on 21.11.2012. Ford Sollers had to stop production for a few times during the month, due to problems experienced in the procurement of certain components needed for the production of Mondeo.

On the other hand, 191,000 trucks have been manufactured in the country within January-November period (+1.5%). The number of trucks manufactured in November-only is 19,000 (+2.3%). Russia’s biggest trucks manufacturer: KamAZ has manufactured 3728 vehicles in November (-25%). Sollers-Isuzu, for its own part, has produced 282 N-Series chassis’.

The bus production has increased by 34.1% by the end of the 11-months period, in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 50,500 vehicles. The monthly production level for November has been recorded as 5200 vehicles (+8.1%).