MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. The like-for-like car production in Russia dropped 17.5% in February 2016 to 101 thousand vehicles, the Russian statistical agency Rosstat said on Thursday.
Production of trucks (including chassis but net of dump trucks) surged 42.7% to 11,600 during the reporting period. Production of bodies grew 75% year-on-year to 24,200.
Production of buses grew 6.7% year-on-year to 2,600 within the same period, Rosstat said.
Autovaz and Kamaz are the largest national manufacturers of cars and trucks in Russia respectively.