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"AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2020". Winter Car tires: preferences of car owners (fourth wave)

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St. Petersburg car industry could fall by 20% in 2013

Production of cars at the St. Petersburg car plants may fall by 20% in 2013 in compare with 2012, said the chairman of the Committee on Industrial Policy and Innovation of St.Petersburg, Maxim Meyksin.

“This is an unofficial forecast. We have the impression that at the end of year we will have around minus 20 % < ... > It is not clear yet, the next month or two will be very revealing in terms of the economy”, - he said, noting that the next year “could be quite difficult”. “Currently carmakers Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and GM work in St. Petersburg, штащкьув the agency “Prime”.

According to the agency “Auto-Dealer- SPb”, St. Petersburg car plants Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai produced 224,700 cars in January-July of 2013 – it is more by 4% than in the same period of the last year. In July, St. Petersburg automotive cluster crossed the mark of 1 million cars, which were produced in the city since the start in 2006 of the first large-unit production of foreign passenger cars.

As for the results of the last month, there has been again a decline in production - plants of the city produced 24,100 cars, which is less by 28 % than the indicator of 2012. Production of cars began to reduce in St. Petersburg in May, when it was 12%. At the same time statistical reports of June showed the growth in the production by one-third, and a similar fall was recorded in July. The real picture reflects the comparison of indicators of June and July to the same indicators in 2012 . In June and July of this year, it was produced 56,200 vehicles in St. Petersburg, which is less by 3% than the same period of the last year.

“By the results of summer production, the volume of St. Petersburg could be negative, as GM plant is on vacation during the three weeks of August”, - said the General Director of “Auto-Dealer- SPb”, Mikhail Chaplygin. - In the autumn, the program of preferential car loan will impact positively on the production plans, in which four models that are produced in St. Petersburg participate”. 

There are produced 11 models of cars totally in four car plants of St. Petersburg: Chevrolet Cruze, Opel Astra, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano, Infiniti FX, Infiniti M, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Solaris, Kia Rio. Five of them - Solaris, Rio, Cruze, Astra and Camry - entered the Top-25 of best-buy car models in Russia in January- July of 2013.

30.08.13 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat.ru