In August 2011, the production of foreign cars in Russia has reached a record


In August, the St. Petersburg auto factories Hyundai, General Motors, Nissan and Toyota have released 20,900 vehicles, a new record production of the urban automotive industry over the last month in the current year. The previous best result was shown in April. Such data are the agency «Auto-Dealer-SPb".

In just the first eight months of 2011, the St. Petersburg auto plants were produced 138,500 cars.

Hyundai plant became the engine of growth, it accounted for more than 50% of the total during the month by all plants of the city.

In autumn you can wait for the new record, all the plants will operate non-stop with a full load.

Continued growth of the share of the St. Petersburg auto industry in relation to the total car production in Russia. In the first eight months, it was 12.7% (in the first seven months — 12.4%). Also in January-August this year in St. Petersburg performed every fifth foreign car brand in Russia.

A total of four auto plants in St. Petersburg Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai produced 10 models of cars-Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, Chevrolet Captiva, Opel Antara, Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Solaris and Kia Rio. Five of them — Solaris, Astra, Cruze, Rio and Camry are in the top 25 best-selling models of cars in Russia.

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