KYIV. Aug 9 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Production of passenger cars in Ukraine in July 2017, according to preliminary data from the Ukrautoprom association, increased by 51% compared with the same month in 2016, to 405 units, however compared to June this year it decreased by 44%.
The increase in car production from July last year was due to the fact that 106 cars were produced by Zaporizhia car plant (ZAZ), while Eurocar increased the production of Skoda cars by 11.6%, to 299 units.
At the same time, compared to June 2017 these manufacturers reduced car output by 2.8 times and by 43.2% respectively.
According to the association, ZAZ in July, in addition to passenger cars, produced 48 commercial cars and two buses, and in general for the seven months 399 cars, 253 commercial vehicles and 14 buses.
Taking into account the June indicators, production of cars in Ukraine in January-July 2017 increased by 83% compared to the same period in 2016, to 3,483 units, in particular Eurocar raised production by 62%, to 3,084 vehicles.