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Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Exit date 02.06.2020

Format PDF, 55 стр.

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report contains information on automotive vehicle production in Russia, particularly passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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New Toyota RAV4 will be produced in Russia

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In 2019, the production of a new-generation Toyota RAV4 crossover will begin at the Toyota plant in St. Petersburg. This was reported to the AUTOSTAT agency by the press service of Toyota Motor.

At the end of 2018, the St. Petersburg plant Toyota increased the production by 10.5% up to 73,662 vehicles. As the press service of the enterprise informed the agency "AUTOSTAT", it was the best result in the history of the plant. In particular, it was produced 39,387 business sedans Toyota Camry (+ 23.2%), as well as 34,275 crossovers RAV4 (-1.3%).

Recall, in April of the last year, the production of the eighth generation of the Toyota Camry business sedan was started in St. Petersburg. The transition to the new GA-K platform architecture TNGA demanded serious re-equipment of the enterprise. In particular, within the framework of the project, the stamping workshop began the production of 11 new body panels, and installation of 95 new robots in the welding workshop raised the level of automation from 30% to 52%. Investments in the modernization of the production line for the project amounted to 3.9 billion rubles. The total investment in the Toyota plant in St. Petersburg today reached 27.5 billion rubles; the number of employees of the enterprise has grown from 780 to 2,400 people.

Last year, the Camry business sedan, which found 33,700 buyers (+ 19.5%), became Toyota's bestseller. The second place in terms of sales among Toyota models is RAV4 crossover, sales of which amounted to 31,155 units (-5.4%).

In addition, Toyota's St. Petersburg plant exported 7,516 vehicles in 2018, which is more by 34% than a year ago. Thus, 6,888 cars (+ 36%) were produced for the market of Kazakhstan, including 5246 Toyota Camry sedans (+ 45.6%) and 1642 Toyota RAV4 crossovers (+ 12.3%). Last year, the St. Petersburg plant Toyota delivered 628 cars (-57.2%) to Belarus, among which 303 Toyota Camry sedans (-58.7%) and 325 Toyota RAV4 crossovers (-55.8%).

01.03.19 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru