Car production in Russia up by 20% within the first four months of 2018

Car production in Russia up by 20% within the first four months of 2018

RusAutoNews.Com  – Car production in Russia has increased by 19,8% year-on-year within the first four months of 2018. According to ASM Holding data, 566.397  units transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-April 2018 period.

Passenger cars production has increased by 21,5% y/y during the aforementioned period, with 510,0 thousand units. The production of foreign brand cars in Russia went up 19,5% to 375,8 thousand vehicles.

LCV production has also grown in the same period, by 5,6% to 34,4 thousand units.

Truck production, including light trucks, has risen by 6,0% within January-April period 2018, amounting to 45,1 thousand units. The output  of foreign brand trucks in Russia went up 49,7% to 8,6 thousand units.

Bus production, including microbuses, has increased by 4,0% during the aforementioned period, with 11,3 thousand units. The output of foreign brand buses in Russia went up -9,9% to  2,8 thousand units.

As reported previously, car production in Russia has increased by 19% in 2017 and amounted to 1.551.293  units.