Car production has risen by 5.9% in Russia in May

Car production has risen by 5.9% in Russia in May

Avtostat – According to data published by the Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat, 760,000 automobiles have been manufactured in Russia within the first five months of 2014 (-1.4%). The number of automobiles manufactured in May-only is 147,000, on the other hand (+5.9%).

The leader of Russian automotive: AvtoVAZ has manufactured 28,866 Lada automobiles in May (+26.1%). The increase in the sales figures of the company is being related to the relatively low production figure of the same period of the previous year, due to the transition process to the new generation Lada Kalina production. AvtoVAZ had also halted the Lada 4×4 production line last May, due to modernisation works.

Truck and bus production figures continue to decline in Russia. 60,300 trucks have been manufactured in January-May period (-21.6%). The May production figure is 13,200, on the other hand (-21.3%). 14,500 buses have been manufactured in the country within the first five months of the year (-27.5%), May-only production figure being 3400 vehicles (-28.4%).