Since the beginning of 2011 at the St. Petersburg auto plants collected 226, 9,000 cars, which is 3.7 times more than 11 months in the previous year.
In January-November 2011, the St. Petersburg plant companies Hyundai, General Motors, Nissan and Toyota have released 30,100 vehicles, which is 3.4 times higher than in November 2010.
"Thus, we can conclude that the results of the year in St. Petersburg will be produced about 255,000 cars, which is about 3.7 times more than the result in 2010. At this stage the St. Petersburg plant is almost close to full capacity, which can produce about 31,000 cars a month, "- said General Director of« Auto-Dealer-SPb "Mikhail Chaplygin.
In October 2011, St. Petersburg auto plants for the first time reached the level of production of each of the seventh car in Russia. This figure has been preserved to the end of November. Share of St. Petersburg auto industry, in relation to the national average production for the first 11 months of 2011 is 14.18% (in 10 months — 14.05%) — said the agency «Auto-Dealer-SPb".
In St. Petersburg automotive cluster consists of 4 plants of companies: Toyota, General Motors, Nissan and Hyundai, which produce 8 car models, including the Hyundai Solaris, Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra and the Kia Rio entered the top 25 best-selling models of cars in Russia.