PRODUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN RUSSIA, January – December 2016

 Total output of motor vehicles in Russia down 5.4% in 2016

Russia’s total production of motor vehicles of all types (including passenger cars, trucks and buses) fell 5.4% year on year to 1,303,989 units in January-December 2016, according to ASM Holding analysts. This means a significant slowing of the decline in the industry rated at 26.9% in 2015. A decline of production continued to be only reported in the passenger car sector, while a growth is noted in the truck and bus sectors.

 

Russia’s car output down 7.5% in 2016

Passenger car production in Russia fell 7.5% year on year to 1,124,774 units in January-December 2016. Of the total, output of domestic car models was down 10.3% to 299,612 units, while foreign-brand car output fell 6.4% to 825,162 units.

 Russia’s truck output up 7.7% in 2016

Truck production (including chassis-cabs and light trucks) in Russia grew 7.7% year on year to 135,624 units in January-December 2016. Out of the total production figure, the number of domesic-brand trucks was 121,901 units (up 4.6%), while the number of foreign-brand trucks was 13,723 units, up 45.9%.

 Russia’s bus output up 20.4% in 2016

Bus production (including minibuses and shift-team buses on truck chassis) in Russia grew 20.4% year on year to 43,978 units in January-December 2016. Of the total production figure, output of domestic models was 34,442 vehicles (up 20.2%), while foreign-branded bus output was 9,536 units (up 21.2%).

 Russia’s LCV output up 7.3% in 2016

Production of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) consisting of light trucks/vans of up to 3.5t GVW (included in the ‘truck’ category) and minibuses (included in the ‘bus’ category) grew 7.3% to 116,928 units in January-December 2016. Of the total, output of minibuses was 31,438 units (up 11.6%), and output of light trucks was 85,490 units (up 5.7%).

Source: ASM Holding, OAR

AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN RUSSIA, January – December 2016

 Russia’s wholesale automobile market down 7.9% in 2016

During all the year 2016, a decline on the Russian automobile market continued as a result of downturn of the national economy in Russia. However, starting from Q2 2016 the rate of decline slowed down for the automobile market in total, while the truck and bus sectors showed signs of growth. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) fell 7.9% year on year to 1,518,833 units in January-December 2016, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia down 10.3% in 2016

Passenger car wholesales fell 10.3% year on year to 1,323,978 units in January-December 2016. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 278,060 units (down 10.4%; 21.0% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 796,461 units (down 7.0%; 60.2% share); imported new foreign cars – 229,644 units (down 23.5%; 17.3% share); used imports – 19,813 units (up 110%; 1.5% share of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia up 9.7% in 2016

Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 150,414 units in January-December 2016, up 9.7% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 72.3% market share with 108,771 units sold (up 12.5%). Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 14,158 units (up 39.1%), or 9.4% of the market. New imports were 26,387 trucks (down 7.4%; 17.5% share), and used imports were 1,096 trucks (down 60%; 0.8% share of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia up 23.2% in 2016

Bus (including minibus) wholesales grew 23.2% year on year to 44,441 vehicles in January-December 2016. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 32,514 units sold (up 22.4%) and a 67.4% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 9,594 units sold (up 23.7%) and a 21.6% share. New imports were 2,218 buses (up 29.4%; 5.0% share), and used imports were only 115 buses with a 0.3% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

Total output of motor vehicles in Russia down 26.9% in 2015

Russia’s total production of motor vehicles of all types (including passenger cars, trucks and buses) fell 26.9% year on year to 1,378,678 units in January-December 2015, according to ASM Holding analysts. A decline of production is reported through all sectors of the automotive industry.

 

Russia’s car output down 28.1% in 2015

Passenger car production in Russia fell 28.1% year on year to 1,215,972 units in January-December 2015. Of the total, output of domestic car models was down 19.8% to 333,993 units, while foreign-brand car output fell 30.8% to 881,979 units.

 

Russia’s truck output down 15.9% in 2015

Truck production (including chassis-cabs and light trucks) in Russia fell 15.9% year on year to 126,055 units in 2015. Out of the total production figure, the number of domesic-brand trucks was 116,648 units (down 11.6%), while the number of foreign-brand trucks was 9,407 units, down 46.6%.

 Russia’s bus output down 19.0% in 2015

Bus production (including minibuses and shift-team buses on truck chassis) in Russia fell 19.0% year on year to 36,947 units in January-December 2015. Of the total production figure, output of domestic models was 29,077 vehicles (down 9.9%), while foreign-branded bus output was 7,870 units (down 41.1%).

 Russia’s LCV output down 10.3% in  2015

Production of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) consisted of light trucks/vans of up to 3.5t GVW (included in the ‘truck’ category) and minibuses (included in the ‘bus’ category) declined by 10.3% to 108,997 units in 2015. Of the total, output of minibuses was 28,548 units (down 15.8%), and output of light trucks was 80,449 units (down 8.2%). This is the least adverse index of production downturn reported.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

Russia’s wholesale automobile market down 35.3% in January-December 2015

During all year 2015, a decline on the Russian automobile market continued as a result of downturn of the national economy in Russia. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) fell 35.3% year on year to 2,554,429 units in January-December 2015, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia down 35.5% in 2015

Passenger car wholesales fell 35.5% year on year to 1,480,792 units in January-December 2015. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 312,715 units (21.1% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 857,813 units (57.9%); imported new foreign cars – 291,901 units (19.7%); used imports – 9,563 units (0.7% of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia down 35.6% in 2015

Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 136,012 units in January-December 2015, down 35.6% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 71.6% market share with 97,328 units sold. Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 10,214 units, or 7.5% of the market. New imports were 27,440 trucks (20.2%), and used imports were 1,030 trucks (0.7% of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia down 25.1% in 2015

Bus (including minibus) wholesales fell 25.1% year on year to 35,825 vehicles in January-December 2014. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 26,901 units sold and a 75.1% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 7,772 units sold and a 21.7% share. New imports were 1,106 buses (3.1%), and used imports were only 47 buses with a 0.1% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

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