13.06.2018 / In the first five months of 2018 the truck market went 25% up

In January-May 2018 new truck sales amounted to 30.8 thousand vehicles which was a 25.2% growth on the same period of 2017.

In May the current year 5.9 thousand vehicles were sold (+7.3% on May 2017). The growth rates are slowing down.

KAMAZ sold 10.6 thousand vehicles (+9.3% on January-May 2017), GAZ – 3.6 thousand trucks (+12.5%). The share of Russian brands declined from 57.0% a year before to 49.6%.

VOLVO is the market leader among foreign brands. Over the first five months of 2018 VOLVO sales grew 56.3% to 2.5 thousand trucks.

New truck sales, Jan-May 2017-2018, thousand units

New-truck-sales-in-Jan-May-2017-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New truck sales, TOP-10 brands, Jan-May 2017-2018, thousand units

Brand

January-May 2017

January-May 2018

Change, %

KAMAZ

9.7

10.6

9.3%

GAZ

3.2

3.6

12.5%

VOLVO

1.6

2.5

56.3%

SCANIA

1.4

2.2

57.1%

MAN

1.1

1.9

72.7%

MERCEDES-BENZ

1.4

1.5

7.1%

MAZ

1.4

1.4

0.0%

DAF

1

1.2

20.0%

URAL

1.1

1.1

0.0%

ISUZU

1

1.1

10.0%

Other

1.7

3.7

117.6%

Total

24.6

30.8

25.2%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New truck sales by brand origin, Jan-May 2017-2018, thousand units

New-truck-sales-by-brand-origin-in-Jan-May-2017-2018
 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

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