Record decline in Yekaterinburg automobile market

Record decline in Yekaterinburg automobile market

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg agency data, 45,086 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg during the January-July period of 2014 (-16%). The July-only sales figure is 5864, on the other hand (-25%). Thereby, the city market has declined at a rate higher than 20% on a monthly basis, for the fourth consecutive month. In the meantime, the shrinkage has reached its peak point in July, with 25%.

The only brand that achieved to increase its sales in Yekaterinburg in July is Renault. The share of Yekaterinburg in Russian market has been calculated as 3.2%, for the first seven months of the year.