Vehicle production in Russia has increased by 14% in 2018

Vehicle production in Russia has increased by 14% in 2018


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- Vehicle production in Russia has increased by 13.9% year-on-year in 2018. According to ASM Holding data 1,767,674 transport vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses) have been manufactured in the country.

Passenger car production has increased by 15.9% during the aforementioned period, with 1.56 million units. The output of foreign brand cars in Russia went up by 15.1% to 1.2 million vehicles.

LCV production has also grown in the same period, by 7.7% to 131,8 thousand units.

Truck production, including light trucks, has declined by 2.6% in 2018, amounting to 156,7 thousand units. The output of foreign brand trucks in Russia went up by 1.6% year-on-year and amounted to 29.3 thousand units.

Bus production, including minibuses, has increased by 12.5% during the aforementioned period, with 47.8 thousand units. The output of foreign brand buses in Russia has declined by 13.7% to 8.9 thousand vehicles.

As stated by Rosstat, industrial production has risen 2.9% year-on-year in Russia in 2018.