Output of road vehicles in the Czech Republic grew 20.6% to 460,624 in 2000 from 382,004 in 1999, according to provisional results provided to just-auto.com by the Automotive Industry Association there.

Year-on-year, volumes increased: 22.8% to 428,223 from 348,751 for cars; and 11.0% for buses to 1,409 from 1,269. Totals decreased: 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

In 1999 versus 1998, auto production contracted 8.3% to 382,004 from 416,767. Falls amounted to: 36.7% for commercial vehicles to 26,064 from 41,200; 23.0% for trailers to 1,531 from 1,989; and 5.4% for cars to 348,751 from 368,527. Rises tallied: 15.2% for motorcycles to 4,389 from 3,811; and 2.3% for buses to 1,269 from 1,240.






































































Czech Republic – Auto Production 1999 1998 % Change
Buses
1,269

1,240

2.3
Cars
348,751

368,527

-5.4
Commercial Vehicles
26,064

41,200

-36.7

until 3.5T

23,057

35,766

-35.5

over 3.5T

3,007

5,434

-44.7
Motorcycles
4,389

3,811

15.2

until 50cc

733

675

8.6

over 50cc

3,656

3,136

16.6
Trailers
1,531

1,989

-23.0

semi

1,268

1,602

-20.8

other

263

387

-32.0
TOTAL
382,004

416,767

-8.3

SOURCE Automotive Industry Association of Czech Republic








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