St Petersburg car industry has grown by 3% by the end of first 9 months

St Petersburg car industry has grown by 3% by the end of first 9 months


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg car industry in Russian car production has amounted to 24.8% during the January-September period of 2019.

Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St Petersburg, have manufactured 273,300 automobiles during the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 1% year-on-year rise.

Car production in St Petersburg has amounted to 28,800 units in September 2019, indicating a 15% year-on-year fall.

9 models have been manufactured by St Petersburg automotive industry in September 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-September AEB 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.