Bogdan Motors / Photo from UNIAN The production of motor vehicles in Ukraine in January-February 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 increased by 70.8%, to 1,291 units. The output of passenger cars in the two months in 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 increased by 94.1%, to 1,085 units, the Ukrautoprom Association said. However, the production of commercial vehicles decreased by 38.5% year-over-year, to 67 units, while the manufacture of buses grew by 58%, to 139 units. Read alsoUkraine manufactures 7,654 vehicles in 11 months, 67% up y-o-y In February 2018 alone, Ukrainian plants manufactured 721 vehicles, which was almost twice the output in February 2017. In February 2018, passenger cars whose output soared by 134% year-over-year, to 606 units (all manufactured by Eurocar) accounted for the lion&#39;s share of all manufactured vehicles. Thirty-five trucks were manufactured in February 2018, which was 30% down on February 2017. The number of buses manufactured in February 2018 was 80 units, which was 50.9% more than in February 2017. As UNIAN reported, Ukrautoprom earlier said that the output of vehicles in Ukraine in 2017 increased by 63.1% from 2016, to 8,586 units. The production of vehicles in Ukraine in 2016 decreased by 36% from 2015, to 5,200 units. UNIAN memo. The largest manufacturers of cars and buses in Ukraine are UkrAVTO Corporation (Zaporizhia automobile building plant), Bogdan Corporation, Eurocar plant, Etalon Corporation (Chernihiv and Boryspil automobile plants).