St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 19% in October 2017

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 19% in October 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – St. Petersburg automotive industry has shown a record growth in October 2017. According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 32.500 units in October 2017, indicating a 19% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

Car production amounted to 284.700 units during the January-October period of 2017, indicating a 24% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

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

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