Russian car output rose 18% year on year to 1,385,571 units in January-November.

Output of foreign-brand cars rose 39.1% to 570,561 units. Truck output fell 5.2% to 249,670 units.

In 2007, Russia's vehicle production was up 10.4% to 1.66m units, including 1.289m cars and 287,914 trucks.