St Petersburg car industry has declined by 5% in October 2019

St Petersburg car industry has declined by 5% in October 2019

RusAutoNewsCom.- According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, the share of St Petersburg car industry in Russian car production has reached 23.7% during the January-October period of 2019.

Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St Petersburg, have manufactured 307,700 automobiles during the aforementioned period, indicating a 0.1% year-on-year fall.

Car production has amounted to 34,400 units in October 2019, indicating 5% 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.