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New commercial vehicle markets, January-September 2018

New truck market

In January-September 2018 new truck1 sales in Russia amounted to 56.3 thousand units, which was a 7.2% rise on the same period of 2017. A total of 6.2 thousand new trucks were sold in September 2018 (-13.9% year-on-year).

Sales of KAMAZ trucks, which account for one third of the Russian new truck market, amounted to 18.6 thousand units over the first nine months of 2018, which was a 4.6% decrease on the result of the similar period of 2017.

The foreign Mercedes-Benz and DAF showed negative sales dynamics as well (-2.9% and -16.0%, respectively). For the reporting period, VOLVO, on the contrary, demonstrated the largest increase in truck sales among TOP-10 brands (+24.3%), while its market share was 8.2%.

It should be noted that over the first nine months of 2018 new foreign truck sales in the Russian market increased by 17.7% on the same period of 2017, while sales of Russian trucks decreased by 2.5%.

New truck sales,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

new-truck-sales-in-January-September-2018-2017
 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

Sales of ТОР-10 brands in the new truck market,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

Brand

January-September 2017

January- September 2018

Change, %

KAMAZ

19.5

18.6

-4.6%

GAZ

6.2

6.4

3.2%

VOLVO

3.7

4.6

24.3%

SCANIA

3.4

4.2

23.5%

MAN

3.2

3.5

9.4%

MERCEDES-BENZ

3.4

3.3

-2.9%

MAZ

2.6

2.8

7.7%

DAF

2.5

2.1

-16.0%

URAL

2.0

2.1

5.0%

ISUZU

1.9

2.0

5.3%

Other

4.1

6.7

63.4%

Total

52.5

56.3

7.2%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New truck sales, by brand origin,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

new-trucksales-by-brand-origin-in-January-September2018-2017
 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New bus market

In January-September 2018 new bus sales in the Russian market increased by 11.1% and reached 9.0 thousand units. In September 2018 1.0 thousand new buses were sold (+25.0% year-on-year).

All TOP-10 brands in the Russian new bus market showed positive sales dynamics for the reporting period. Pavlovo Bus Plant with a market share of 56.7% remains the market leader. Over the first nine months of 2018 PAZ sales amounted to 5.1 thousand buses (+2.0% year-on-year).

MAZ became the leader by new bus sales among foreign brands for the reporting period. Over the first nine months of 2018 this brand sold a total of 0.4 thousand buses in Russia, which was a 33.3% rise on the result of the similar period of 2017.

In general, in January-September 2018 sales of new foreign buses increased by 40.0%, Russian ones - by 7.0%.

New bus sales,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

new-bus-sales-in-January-September2018-2017
 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

Sales of ТОР-10 brands in the new bus market,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

Brand

January-September 2017

January- September 2018

Change, %

PAZ

5.0

5.1

2.0%

LIAZ

1.2

1.2

0.0%

NEFAZ

0.4

0.5

25.0%

MAZ

0.3

0.4

33.3%

YUTONG

0.2

0.4

100.0%

VOLGABUS

0.3

0.4

33.3%

KAVZ

0.2

0.2

0.0%

HIGER

0.1

0.1

0.0%

GOLDEN DRAGON

0.04

0.09

125.0%

ZHONG TONG

0.04

0.09

125.0%

Other

0.32

0.52

62.5%

Total

8.1

9.0

11.1%

 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New bus sales, by brand origin,
January-September 2018/2017, thousand units

new-bus-sales-by-brand-origin-in-January-September-2018-2017

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

1Trucks with GVW exceeding 6 tons

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