Production of trucks fell by 2% in October


According to Rosstat, the production of trucks in January-October was 103 thousand units, which is less by 18.3% than a year ago. Last month, the Russian assembly assembled 13.1 thousand trucks - it is less by 2% than a year earlier.

It is worth noting that in October KAMAZ canceled the part of the previously announced downtime due to the increase in orders for commercial vehicles for the month, and it produced 3495 vehicle sets. Kaluga plant of Volvo Trucks in October resumed the production of trucks Volvo and Renault, which had been suspended in February of this year because of falling demand for commercial vehicles. Meanwhile, the Gorky Automobile Plant started the production of the all-metal wagon "Gazelle Next», and at Volkswagen in Kaluga it was started the assembly of light commercial vehicles of a new series T6 (Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan). In addition, Kaliningrad car plant "Avtotor" started the serial production of Ford trucks.

Bus production in Russia for ten months of 2015 decreased by 16.6% up to 2925.8 thousand units. In October, bus plants produced about 3.2 thousand units – it is less by 28.9% than a year before.

19 november 2015