St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 5% in August 2018

St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 5% in August 2018

 

RusAutoNewsCom. – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 23.9% during the January-August period of 2018. Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories have manufactured 237,800 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 7% year-on-year rise.

Car production amounted to 32,000 units in August 2018, indicating a 5% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

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