22.05.2018 / Foreign brands are expanding into the Russian bus market

In Jan-Apr 2018 new bus sales amounted to 4,2 thousand vehicles. Thus the market grew by 16.7% on the same period of 2017. In April 2018 new bus sales showed a 30% YoY growth and amounted to 1.3 thousand buses.

PAZ accounted for 50% of the market: PAZ sold 2.09 thousand buses which was a 1% rise on 2017.

LiAZ and NEFAZ came second and third with a 41.8% and a 47.1% growth in sales correspondingly.

Foreign brands are successfully expanding into the Russian bus market: Sales of Russian brands went 12.7% up whereas sales of foreign brands increased by 91.5%. The market share of foreign brands grew form 9% to 15% in the period under consideration


New bus sales, Jan-Apr, 2017-2018, thousand units

new-bus-sales-in-january-april-2017-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research


New bus sales, TOP-10 brands, Jan-Apr, 2017-2018, thousand units

Brand

Jan-Apr 2017

Jan-Apr 2018

Change, %

PAZ

2,07

2,09

1,0%

LIAZ

0,67

0,95

41,8%

NEFAZ

0,17

0,25

47,1%

YUTONG

0,03

0,18

500,0%

MAZ

0,17

0,18

5,9%

VOLGABUS

0,15

0,11

-26,7%

KAVZ

0,09

0,1

11,1%

GOLDEN DRAGON

0,01

0,07

600,0%

HIGER

0,02

0,06

200,0%

ZHONG TONG

0,01

0,06

500,0%

Other

0,21

0,15

-28,6%

Total

3,6

4,2

16,7%


Source: Russian Automotive Market Research


New bus sales by brand origin, Jan-Apr, 2017-2018, thousand units

new-bus-sales-by-brand-origin-in-january-april-2017-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

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