Car production in St. Petersburg exceeded 200,000 units by the end of July

Car production in St. Petersburg exceeded 200,000 units by the end of July

 

RusAutoNewsCom. – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 205,800 passenger cars have been manufactured in Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St Petersburg, which is equivalent to a 8% year-on-year rise.

Car production in St Petersburg amounted to 22.600 units in July 2018, indicating a 9% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

9 models have been manufactured by St Petersburg automotive industry in July 2018 – Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano,  Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta, Kia Rio and KIA Rio X-Line.

6 models manufactured in the city are amongst the top-25 most popular cars in Russia, according to January-July figures: KIA Rio (best-selling foreign car model in Russia), Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV in Russia), Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan X-Trail.

The share of St Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 23.4% during the January-July period of 2018 (last year: 25.3%).