Yekaterinburg car and LCV market has shrunk at a record level in August

Yekaterinburg car and LCV market has shrunk at a record level in August

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg data, 50,605 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg within the January-August period (-18%). August sales figure is 5519 vehicles. Thereby, the market has shrunk by 31%, in comparison with August 2013. This is also the highest shrinkage rate observed in 2014, on a monthly basis.

Out of the city’s 30 best-sold brands, only Renault, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus managed to increase their sales in August.

The share of Yekaterinburg within the Russian car and light commercial vehicle market has been calculated as 3.2% for the January-August period.