Manufacture of trucks has grown by 36 %

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According to "ASM-HOLDING", following the results of first quarter of 2010 manufacture of trucks in Russia has grown by 36.4 % as compared with the similar period of 2009: from January till March 21 885 trucks have been let out. In particular, from January till April KAMAZ has manufactured 9.6 thousand of trucks and chassis which is 28.6 % more than last year. In April the factory let out 3.48 thousand of vehicle sets and chassis for special equipment, as RIA Novosti news agency informs. This year 13.3 % of all vehicles made in Russia were foreign models. In the first quarter of 2009 their share was 8.4 %. According to Association of European business, from January till March of this year they have sold in Russia 893 foreign trucks of full weight from 6 to 16 tons and 1995 ones of above 16 tons. In comparison with low results of 2009 the growth has been noted only in "a heavy" segment - by 87%. The sales of medium-tonnage vehicles have fallen by 9 %. As for light commercial vehicles of foreign manufacturers they have sold 6668 units.