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25.06.2018 / Trailer sales grew by 29% in May 2018

In January-May 2018 new trailer and semitrailer1 sales amounted to 11 148 units, which was a 39.6% growth on the same period of 2017. In May 2018 new trailer market showed a 29.3% rise on May 2017 and made 2 360 units.

SCHMITZ with 1 250 trailers sold remains the market leader, at that SCHMITZ sales grew 9.7% over five months of 2018. However, in May 2018 SCHMITZ trailer sales sharply decreased by 35.4% on the same period of the last year and made 188 units.

A similar situation was typical for NEFAZ trailers. Following results of five months of 2018, the brand showed sales growth, but in May 2018 sales dynamics was negative.

In May 2018 sales decline among TOP-10 trailer brands was shown by GRAZ (-14.8%). At the same time, all TOP-10 brands demonstrated positive sales dynamics over the first five months of 2018.

The share of foreign trailers in the Russian market is growing. In January-May 2017 it was 35%, while in January-May 2018 – 39%. Rates of foreign trailer sales growth exceed those of Russian ones: +56.4% against +30.6%.

New trailer sales, thousand units

new-trailer-sales

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New trailer sales, TOP-10 brands,
January-May 2017/18, units

Brand

January-May 2017

January-May 2017

Change, %

SCHMITZ

1139

1250

9.7%

NEFAZ

842

908

7.8%

TONAR

380

872

129.5%

KRONE

370

855

131.1%

KOEGEL

260

502

93.1%

SESPEL

343

423

23.3%

WIELTON

299

417

39.5%

GRUNWALD

211

409

93.8%

KAESSBOHRER

168

395

135.1%

NOVTRAK

217

230

6.0%

Other

3756

4887

30.1%

Total

7985

11148

39.6%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New trailer sales, TOP-10 brands,
May 2017/18, units

Brand

May 2017

May 2018

Change, %

TONAR

83

296

256.6%

KRONE

87

266

205.7%

SCHMITZ

291

188

-35.4%

NEFAZ

217

181

-16.6%

SESPEL

77

113

46.8%

GRUNWALD

47

88

87.2%

KAESSBOHRER

43

84

95.3%

KOEGEL

37

78

110.8%

WIELTON

66

75

13.6%

GRAZ

54

46

-14.8%

Other

823

945

14.8%

Total

1825

2360

29.3%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New trailer sales, by brand origin, units

new-trailer-sales-by-brand-origin

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

1 Hereinafter – trailers

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