Production of passenger cars grew by 14.3% in January

Lada Granta conveyor.jpgAccording to Rosstat, 127,000 passenger cars were assembled in Russia in January of 2013, which is a 14.3% increase on a YOY basis.

AvtoVAZ started the pilot assembly of Lada Kalina new generation in the first month that were made for complex tests. The joint enterprise “Sollers” and Mitsui & Co. (“Sollers-Bussan”) launched the test production of SUVs Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in Vladivostok.

The production of trucks was 7,600 units in January, which is an 11.2% decrease on a YOY basis. Kaliningrad plant “Avtotor”, which assembles commercial vehicles Hyundai НD-78 with a capacity until 3,5t since the last year, also started the production of truck Hyundai НD-170 with a capacity of 10t in January. 

The production of buses reduced by 14.4% to 2,000 units in Russia for the first month of 2013. Neftekamsk plant that launched the production of buses of small class Bravis in December of 2012 produced about 20 of such vehicles in January.

19 february 2013, 19:49