Buses sell better than cars in Russia

Buses sell better than cars in Russia

Autostat – 1600 new buses have been sold in Russia within the January-February 2015 period. The sales have only shrunk by 5% year-on-year. According to Autostat data, the shrinkage rate has reached 32% in car sales, during the aforementioned period.

PAZ has become the leader of the bus market once again, with a sales figure of 900 (+21%). Belarusian MAZ occupies the second spot: 175 vehicles, -39%. LIAZ BUS follows the top-two: 150 vehicles, +12%. While 147 NEFAZ were sold during the January-February period (+118%), the sales of KAVZ remained at 40 (-13%).

These five brands are followed by Volzhanin, Hyundai, Mercedes, Bogdan and Marcopolo. The total share of the ten brands in Russian market is 96%.