Russian LCV market has shown a slight increase in 2016

Autostat – According to Autostat data, the new light commercial vehicles market has amounted to 92,700 units in 2016, which equivalent to a 0.1% year-on-year increase.

Russian GAZ has become the market leader, with a share of 45%. GAZ sales have increased by 8.8% year-on-year, with 41,800 vehicles. Another domestic manufacturer UAZ came second, with 18,800 units (-7.2%). Lada has become the third bestseller brand (7700, +10.6%). The top-five is completed by Mercedes-Benz (6600, -25.8%) and Ford (5000, +16.9%).

12,300 light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in December 2016, indicating a 27.3% year-on-year rise.