New car market in Russia: May, 2014 figures are released

New car market in Russia: May, 2014 figures are released

According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), May 2014 saw a drop in sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia by 12% in comparison with the same period of 2013. This May 201,487 units were sold; this is 28,019 units less than in May, 2013.

In January - May 2014 new car and LCV sales declined by 6% or 60,686 items in comparison to the same period of the previous year. This year 1,030,533 cars have been sold.

Top 10 brands in May, 2014
Lada: 34,061 units
Kia: 16,917 units
Renault*: 16,295 units
Hyundai*: 15,580 units
Toyota*: 13,189 units
Nissan*: 12,762 units
Volkswagen: 10,675 units
Chevrolet: 8,815 units
Škoda: 7,574 units
GAZ*: 5,281 units

*LCV sales are included into total brand's sales.

Detailed press release is available on the AEBRus website.

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According to a recent report by AEB there were 201,487 new passenger cars and LCVs sold in Russia during May, 2014