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EXCLUSIVE: RUSSIA: Auto output down 0.3% in May

By just-auto.com editorial team | 16 July 2001

Russia decreased production of road vehicles 0.3% to 96,485 in May 2001 from 96,738 in May 2000, according to provisional totals provided to just-auto.com by AO Avtoselkhozmash Holding (ASM), an automotive association in Moscow.

Cars alone grew: up 5.3% to 80,836 from 76,780. Declines registered: 22.2% for buses to 3,553 from 4,569; 21.4% for trucks to 12,070 from 15,360; and 10.3% for trolley buses to 26 from 29.

Year-to-date, production increased 1.0% for all vehicles to 501,348 in 2001 from 496,487 in 2000. Volume expanded only for cars – 3.9% to 413,162 from 397,673. Contractions totalled: 11.1% for trucks to 68,797 from 77,424; 9.4% for buses to 19,224 from 21,222; and 1.8% for trolley buses to 165 from 168.

RUSSIA

May
May
%
Year to Date
Year to Date
%
Auto Production
2000
2001
Change
2000
2001
Change
Buses 4,569 3,553 -22.2 21,222 19,224 -9.4
Cars 76,780 80,836 5.3 397,673 413,162 3.9
Trolley Buses 29 26 -10.3 168 165 -1.8
Trucks 15,360 12,070 -21.4 77,424 68,797 -11.1
TOTAL 96,738 96,485 -0.3 496,487 501,348 1.0
SOURCE AO Avtoselkhozmash Holding

In 2000 versus 1999, vehicle production increased 2.2% to 1,209,782 from 1,183,217. Each sector posted gains: 8.0% for buses to 53,761 from 49,782; 6.8% for trolley buses to 393 from 368; 4.3% for trucks to 186,673 from 179,047; and 1.6% for cars to 968,955 from 954,020.

RUSSIA Auto Production
1999
2000
% Change
Buses 49,782 53,761 8.0
Cars 954,020 968,955 1.6
Trolley Buses 368 393 6.8
Trucks 179,047 186,673 4.3
TOTAL 1,183,217 1,209,782 2.2
SOURCE AO Avtoselkhozmash Holding


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