Russian car market up by 15% in May 2017

Russian car market up by 15% in May 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), in May 2017, sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia increased by 14,7% compared with May 2016 or by 15,991 sold units, and amounted to 124,990 cars.

This year in January—May period 577,449 cars were sold.

Joerg Schreiber, Chairman of the AEB AMC commented: “The Russian car market demonstrates a solid year-on-year gain in May – for the third month in a row, and at a twodigit pace for the first time in many years. Noteworthy is also the fact that the positive sales trend is carried by a majority of market players. In our view this important enabler for the recovery process gaining further momentum and, most importantly, turning into a lasting trend.”

Top 10 bestselling models are:

Among the top ten bestselling models so far, all models are locally produced.

Detailed market figues: AEB Press-Release