Production of road vehicles in Czech Republic grew 14.5% to 247,394 in first-half 2001 from 216,021 in first-half 2000, according to provisional results provided to just-auto.com by the Automotive Industry Association there.

Cars, accounting for 96.6% of output, rose 20.7% to 239,086 in January-to-June 2001 from 198,003 in January-to-June 2000.

Otherwise, volume rose year-on-year: 36.8% for trailers to 826 from 604; and 6.5% for buses to 756 from 710. Totals fell: 63.3% for commercial vehicles to 5,235 from 14,269; and 38.8% for motorcycles to 1,491 from 2,435.

Czech Republic - Auto Production
First-Half 2001
First-Half 2000
% Change
Buses
756
710
6.5
Cars
239,086
198,003
20.7
Commercial Vehicles
5,235
14,269
-63.3
until 3.5T
4,011
12,573
-68.1
over 3.5T
1,224
1,696
-27.8
Motorcycles
1,491
2,435
-38.8
until 50cc
171
33
418.2
over 50cc
1,320
2,402
-45.0
Trailers
826
604
36.8
semi
623
396
57.3
other
203
208
-2.4
TOTAL
247,394
216,021
14.5
SOURCE Automotive Industry Association of Czech Republic

In 2000 versus 1999, auto production expanded 20.6% to 460,624 from 382,004. Increases tallied: 22.8% for cars to 428,223 from 348,751; and 11.0% for buses to 1,409 from 1,269. Decreases amounted to: 15.6% for trailers to 1,292 from 1,531; 12.3% for motorcycles to 3,851 from 4,389; and 0.8% for commercial vehicles to 25,849 from 26,064.

Czech Republic - Auto Production
2000
1999
% Change
Buses
1,409
1,269
11.0
Cars
428,223
348,751
22.8
Commercial Vehicles
25,849
26,064
-0.8
until 3.5T
22,773
23,057
-1.2
over 3.5T
3,076
3,007
2.3
Motorcycles
3,851
4,389
-12.3
until 50cc
122
733
-83.4
over 50cc
3,729
3,656
2.0
Trailers
1,292
1,531
-15.6
semi
861
1,268
-32.1
other
431
263
63.9
TOTAL
460,624
382,004
20.6
SOURCE Automotive Industry Association of Czech Republic


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