St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 12% in October 2018

St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 12% in October 2018

 

RusAutoNewsCom. – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 24.6% during the January-October period of 2018. Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories have manufactured 307,900 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 8% year-on-year rise.

October 2018 was one of the most successful months for the St Petersburg car industry over the past years. Car production amounted to 36,300 units, indicating a 12% increase in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

9 models have been manufactured by St Petersburg automotive industry in October 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-October figures of AEB: KIA Rio is the best-selling foreign car model in Russia, Hyundai Creta ist the most popular SUV in Russia, Hyundai Solaris. Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Qashqai and Nissan X-Trail are amongst the top-25.