Car production has shrunk by 21.9% in Russia in April

Car production has shrunk by 21.9% in Russia in April

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat data, 125,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country in April (-21.9%). Thereby, the number of automobiles manufactured within the first months of the year has reached 480,000 (-20.5%).

AVTOVAZ has transferred the Lada 4×4 line from VIS-Avto to its own factory in April, in order to increase the production volume. Another significant development of the month was the start of the production of the new generation Mondeo, by Ford Sollers.

According to Rosstat data, 12,500 trucks were manufactured in April (-26.7%). The January-April production figure is 35,500 (-24.6%). Ford Sollers’ shift to CKD method in Transit production and the discontinuation of Mitsubishi Fuso production by Fuso KAMAZ Trucks, due to falling demand, can be mentioned as the other important events in the sphere of truck and LCV production.

Finally, the April bus production figure has been announced as 3100 (-16.3%). The total figure for the four-months period has reached 9700 (-16.4%).