Car production has declined by 3% in St. Petersburg in May

Car production has declined by 3% in St. Petersburg in May

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb agency data, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 164,900 automobiles during the January-April period of 2014 (-2%). Thereby, the share of the city within Russian automotive has shrunk from 2013 January-April period’s 22.2% to 21.7%.

The number of automobiles manufactured in St. Petersburg in May is 29,100, on the other hand (-3%). With this figure, the city’s car production has fallen below the 30,000 mark for the first time this year, on a monthly basis.

The nine different models manufactured in four factories are as follows: Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Solaris and Kia Rio.