St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 21% in February 2018

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 21% in February 2018

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St. Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has reached 24,7% during the aforementioned period (last year: 27%). Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 59.800 automobiles during the January-February period of 2018, which is equivalent to a 17 % year-on-year rise.

Car production amounted to 30.600 units in February 2017, indicating a 21% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

9 models have been manufactured by St. Petersburg automotive industry in February 2018 – 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-February figures: KIA Rio (best-selling foreign car model in Russia), Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV), Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail.