St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 12% in January 2018

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 12% in January 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 28.300 units in January 2018, indicating a 12% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

9 models have been manufactured by St. Petersburg automotive industry in October 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 2018 figures: KIA Rio (market number-one foreign brand car), Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV), Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan Qashqai and Nissan X-Trail.

The share of the St. Petersburg automotive industry in Russia amounted to 25% in January 2018.