11,000 vehicles have been sold in three weeks within the scope of the utilisation programme

11,000 vehicles have been sold in three weeks within the scope of the utilisation programme

Vedomosti – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce officer Alexander Morozov has announced that 10,937 vehicles have been sold within the scope of the utilisation programme, between 1-21 September. 85% of the sales took place within the third week of the programme. The ministry officers anticipate that 170,000 vehicles will be sold within the frame of the programme, until the end of the year. 10 billion rubles have been allocated for the programme.

According to data published by the ministry, 90% of the aforementioned sales figure is formed of automobiles. While the light commercial vehicles had a share of 7.5%, the sales of buses and trucks formed 0.58% and 0.02% of the total sales, respectively.

As expected, Lada has become the leader on the basis of brands (74.63%). Lada is followed by: Ford Sollers (8,71%), GAZ (5,39%), Volkswagen (3,16%), UAZ (3,15%), Sollers Far East (2,89%) and other manufacturers (2,07%).

The ministry officer Alexander Morozov has stated that opportunities to extend the programme to the next year are being sought at the moment, in accordance with manufacturers’ demand.