The new commercial vehicle market has shrunk in 2015

The new commercial vehicle market has shrunk in 2015

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat data, 51,200 new trucks have been sold in Russia in 2015, which is equivalent to a 41.9% year-on-year decline. KAMAZ has become the market leader achieving 34% market share, with 17,500 vehicles (-33.3%). Another Russian brand GAZ occupies the second spot (7100 vehicles, -23.7%). The top three is completed by Belarusian MAZ (3600, -53.6%). Russian Ural (2600, -35.5%) and Swedish Scania (2500, -55.1%) have made it into top five. Japanese Isuzu (+1.8%) and Russian SAZ (+11.2%) are the only brands with positive dynamics, amongst the top-ten.

The LCV market has shrunk by 34.3% year-on-year in Russia in 2015, with 92,400 vehicles. More than 60% of the LCV market belongs to domestic brands, GAZ and UAZ. GAZ has become the undisputable leader of the year with 38,400 vehicles (-32%). UAZ has sold 20,300 vehicles, which indicates a 3.7% year-on-year increase. It should be noted that the manufacturer from Ural is the only brand which showed positive dynamics in the top-ten. German Mercedes, the best-sold foreign LCV brand, has occupied the third spot (8900 vehicles, -14.5%). The fourth placed LADA has sold 5500 vehicles, together with VIS (VAZ based vehicles) (-55.4%). American Ford came fifth in the rankings (4300, -51.3%).