St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 11% in September 2018

St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 11% in September 2018

RusAutoNewsCom. – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 24.7% during the January-September period of 2018. Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories have manufactured 271,600 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 8% year-on-year rise.

September was a record month for the St Petersburg car industry over the past 4.5 years. Car production amounted to 33,800 units in September 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 September 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-September figures: KIA Rio (best-selling foreign car model in Russia),  Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV), Hyundai Solaris, Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail.