St. Petersburg automotive industry has shrunk by 9% in May

St. Petersburg automotive industry has shrunk by 9% in May


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg automotive industry in Russian car production has amounted to 24.5% within the January – May period of 2019. Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories have manufactured 158,300 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 4% year-on-year rise.

Car production amounted to 29.000 units in May 2019, indicating a 9% decrease in comparison with the same period of the previous year.

7 models manufactured in the city are amongst the top-25 most popular cars in Russia, according to 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.

9 models have been manufactured by St Petersburg automotive industry within the first three months of 2019: Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta, Kia Rio and KIA Rio X-Line.