St Petersburg car industry has grown by 3% within the eight months of 2019

St Petersburg car industry has grown by 3% within the eight months of 2019

RusAutoNewsCom.- According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg car industry in Russian car production has reached 24.2% during the January-August period of 2019.

Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St Petersburg, have manufactured 244,500 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 3% year-on-year rise.

Car production has amounted to 30,900 units in August 2019, indicating 3% year-on-year fall.

9 models have been manufactured by St Petersburg automotive industry in August 2019: Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Solaris, Hyundai Creta, Kia Rio and Kia Rio X-Line.

6 models manufactured in the city are amongst the top-25 most popular cars in Russia, according to January-June figures: Kia Rio (best-selling foreign car model in Russia), Hyundai Creta (most popular SUV in Russia), Hyundai Solaris, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Nissan Qashqai.