St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 9% in 2018

St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 9% in 2018


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- St Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 9% in 2018. According to Auto-Dealer-SPb, Hyunda, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St Petersburg, have manufactured 376,700 units in 2018.

Hyundai plant remains the leader of the automotive manufacturing in St Petersburg. Company’s share in the total vehicle production in 2018 was 65%. The share of Toyota was 20% and the share of Nissan 15%.

The share of the St Petersburg automotive industry in Russia amounted to 23.5% in 2018.

9 models have been manufactured in St Petersburg in 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 2018 figures: KIA Rio (market number-one foreing brand in 2018), Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV in 2018), Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan Qashqai and Nissan X-Trail.

In 2018, the total sales volume of the cars made in St Petersburg has grew by 7% year-on-year in Russia.