Car and truck production declined by 1.3% and 21.1% respectively in Russia during the first six months

Car and truck production declined by 1.3% and 21.1% respectively in Russia during the first six months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 920,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country during the first six months of the year (-1.3%).

The June production figure is around 160,000, on the other hand (-0.5%). AvtoVAZ has become the production leader once again in June, with 32,902 vehicles (+0.7%). St. Petersburg Hyundai factory has started the production of the new generation of Solaris on 16 June. GM-Avto and Nissan factories have stopped production for two-weeks summer holiday.

75,000 trucks have been manufactured during the January-June period (-21.1%). 14,700 of this figure have been manufactured in June (-19.3%). It should be remembered that the Volvo Trucks factory based in Kaluga has extended the summer holidays till mid-September, due to the decline in the market.

18,200 buses have been manufactured in Russia during the first half of the year (-26.3%). The June production figure is 3700, on the other hand (-21.2%).