The car output of Russia's Taganrog Automobile Plant, or TagAZ, almost doubled to 79,624 units in January-August, the company has reported.

Of the total, TagAZ produced 54,520 Hyundai Accent sedans in the period, 6,059 Hyundai Sonata business-class sedans, 3,443 Hyundai Porter light trucks, 8,420 Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs, 3,579 Hyundai Elantra XD sedans, 2,514 Tagaz Tager SUVs, 790 Tagaz Road Partner SUVs, 292 County buses, and seven Tractor HD 500 tractors.

In 2007, TagAZ produced 71,050 cars, up 46.8% on the year, and 10,389 trucks, up 45.1% on the year.