Car production in Russia up by 1% within the first eight months of 2019

Car production in Russia up by 1% within the first eight months of 2019


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- Car production in Russia has been slightly increased within the first 8 months of 2019. According to ASM Holding data, 1,126,843 transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured within the January-July period of 2019, which is equivalent to a 0.9% year-on-year rise.

Passenger cars output has increased by 1.3% year-on-year during the aforementioned period, to 1,009,500 units. The output of foreign brand cars in Russia went down by 0.4% to 737.7 thousand vehicles.

LCV production has also grown in the same period, by 0.4% to 72.6 thousand units.

Truck output, including light trucks, has fallen by 0.5% by the end of the 8 months of 2019, amounting to 94.8 thousand units. The production of foreign brand trucks in Russia has increased by 0.2% to 18.1 thousand units.

Bus production, including microbuses, has decreased by 9.9% during the aforementioned period, and amounted to 22.7 thousand units. The output of foreign brand buses in Russia went down by 33.5% to 4 thousand units.