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In May the bus market grew by 20%

Russian Automotive Market Research

In January-May 2018 new bus sales amounted to 5.3 thousand buses which was a 15.2% growth on the same period of 2017. In May 2018 the market grew by 20% on May 2017 and made 1.2 thousand new buses.

PAZ accounted for 49% of new bus sales with 2.61 thousand buses sold and a 1.6 r% rise in sales.  

LIAZ and NEFAZ came second and third with a 41% and a 76% growth in sales correspondingly.

Sales of foreign brands were 59.8% up whereas sales of Russian brands increased by 10.9%, which led to a decline in the share of Russian brands from 87% to 83%.


22.06.2018 / Tractor units make the bigger part of trucks manufactured abroad and sold in Russia

The share of new trucks manufactured abroad is growing on the Russian market: it grew from 17% a year ago to 21% in January-May 2018. 
Tractor units make the bigger part of trucks manufactured abroad and sold in Russia: they make 84%. Dump trucks and refrigerators account for 12% and 2% correspondingly ...


22.06.2018 / Foton opened the second dealership in Tyumen

Foton Motor opened the new dealership for sales of the line-up of commercial vehicles in Tyumen. «Tyumenneftespectrans» dealership became the second Foton center in this city. The presence of Foton brand in the Tyumen region is strategically important for the company.


21.06.2018 / Opening of a warehouse for the storage of Foton spare parts

Foton put into operation a new warehouse complex for the storage of Foton spare parts located in the village of Tomilino of the Moscow region. At the moment, there are more than 4 thousand items of spare parts in the new warehouse. The total amount exceeds 70 thousand units on more than 45 million rubles. These parameters ensure the average level of demand satisfaction of 93%. 


21.06.2018 / Renault Logan will be available in off-road version

Renault will develop the off-road version of Logan sedan. The car will be assembled at AVTOVAZ. The novelty premiere will be held at the Moscow Motor Show in August 2018.
Sales of off-road Logan will begin in November 2018. Sedan will receive an extra plastic body kit and increased road clearance (195 mm).


21.06.2018 / Hyundai HD65 trucks are now produced by full cycle

AVTOTOR automobile plant launched mass production of Hyundai HD65 commercial vehicles by full cycle. This is the second model in the Hyundai line-up produced by the full technological chain including body welding and painting (in November 2017 AVTOTOR launched the full cycle production of HD78 commercial vehicles).


21.06.2018 / The updated Mercedes-Benz G-Class costs almost 9 million rubles

Avilon Mercedes-Benz dealership presented a new generation of G-Class SUV. The novelty cost was announced at the presentation - 8 950 thousand rubles. The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class will enter the market in June 2018.
The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class is equipped with 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine developing 422 HP in combination with 9-speed automatic gear box.


20.06.2018 / Tatarstan has got the “youngest” car population

The average car age in Russia is 13.1 years, the figure being different from region to region. Russian Automotive Market Research found the regions with the “youngest” and the “oldest” car population.On the opposite side are the regions with the youngest car population: Tatarstan, Moscow, Saint Petersburg ...


20.06.2018 / Moscow received 539 new LIAZ buses

Likino bus plant (LiAZ) supplied 539 buses for renewal of Moscow vehicle fleet. Buses with passenger capacity from 76 to 154 seats meet Euro-5 emission standard are adapted for the transportation of passengers with disabilities and equipped with a multiplex system that automatically monitors the operation of more than 300 parameters ...


20.06.2018 / UAZ Patriot will be equipped with automatic gear box and the new engine

UAZ decided to upgrade Patriot SUV. In March next year the car will receive an optional 6-speed automatic gear box by the French Punch Powertrain.
In addition, in 2019 the SUV will be equipped with a new 2.7-liter petrol engine capacity of 150 HP.


19.06.2018 / More than 600 dealerships in Russia sell cars of Chinese brands

According to Russian Automotive Market Research, as of June 2018 there are 609 official dealerships selling cars of Chinese brands in Russia. This is 18% of the total number of dealerships in the country.
Today such Chinese car brands as Brilliance, Changan, Chery, Dongfeng (DFM), FAW, Foton, Geely, Haval, Hawtai, Hower, Lifan and Zotye are officially presented in Russia.


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