Car production has shrunk by 36.6% in Russia in July

Car production has shrunk by 36.6% in Russia in July

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Russian Federal Statistics Service: Rosstat, 774,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country within the first seven months of the year (-26.1%). 68,300 trucks (-21.1%) and 19,300 buses (-13.4%) have been produced since the turn of the year.

The report in Rosstat website has not published the July production figures, however mentioned a year-on-year decline. Accordingly, automobile, truck and bus productions have shrunk by 36.6%, 12.2% and 3.5% respectively in July.

As one may remember, factories such as; Nissan, Hyundai, Ford, Volkswagen, AVTOVAZ, IzhAvto and GM-AVTOVAZ had suspended production in July, due to traditional summer holidays. St. Petersburg GM factory had closed down completely.