St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 8% in August 2017

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 8% in August 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 221.800 automobiles during the January-August period of 2017, which is equivalent to a 27% year-on-year rise. The share of St. Petersburg in Russian car production has reached 26,1% during the aforementioned period (up from last year’s 24,8%)

Car production amounted to 30.600 units in August 2017, indicating a 8% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

7 models manufactured in the city are amongst the top-25 most popular cars in Russia, according to January-August figures: KIA Rio (market number-one), Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV), Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan Qashqai and Nissan X-Trail.

9 models have been manufactured by St. Petersburg automotive industry in August 2017 – Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta and Kia Rio.