Car production at auto plants in St. Petersburg for the first 9 months of 2012. increased by 69% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 282 thousand cars. It is reported by research agency "Auto-Dealer-SPb".
In this case, in January-September 2012. St. Petersburg producers share in total Russian production of cars increased to 20.1% (in January-August this year, it was 18.9%). The increase in production is related to the fact that the factory Nissan established SKD assembly of cars Infiniti, and at Toyota launched the second shift. Such growth will by the end of the year to obtain the figure of 390 thousand cars, which is 50% more than last year, the report said.
Currently in St. Petersburg, the automaker has four: two factories in the industrial zone of Kamenka (Nissan and Hyundai), two — in Shushary (Toyota and GM Auto). Total in the Northern capital available 10 models of cars (Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Infiniti FX, Infiniti M, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Solaris and Kia Rio).