Russian new passenger cars and LCV market increased by 6,9% in March

RusAutoNews.Com – In April 2017, sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 6,9% compared with April 2016 or by 8324 sold units, and amounted to 129 476 cars, according to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC).

This year in January—March 451 945 cars were sold.

Joerg Schreiber, Chairman of the AEB AMC commented: “Market sales in April increased on a year-on-year basis, at the same time falling short of the volume achieved in March. We are not dealing with a healthy seasonality yet, which reminds us of how fragile the current cautious recovery still is. Nevertheless, April sales result is a another step forward in the right direction.”

Among the top ten bestselling models so far, all models are locally produced.