OREANDA-NEWS. According to Rosstat, the production of trucks in January-July was 68.3 million units, which is less by 21.1% than a year ago. Last month, the Russian assembly lines produced 10.4 thousand trucks – it is less by 12.2% than a year before.

It should be noted that in July, GAZ stopped the assembly line for the two-week period of corporate holiday, during which the company was preparing for production of the new all-metal van "Gazelle Next». We also add that the assembly line of St. Petersburg MAN plant produced the 1000th truck in the last month since the launch of the company in July of 2013.

Bus production in Russia for the first seven months of 2015 fell by 13.4% to 19.3 thousand units. Therewith, in July bus plants produced about 3.5 thousand vehicles – it is less by 3.5% than a year before. It is worth noting that the Pavlovsk Bus Plant in the last month started the production of basic models PAZ and their modifications in the updated exterior.