OREANDA-NEWS. According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", in March of 2016 the market volume of new light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia was 7 thousand units, which is more by 3.7% than a year before.

The market leader is still Russian brand GAZ, the share of which was 44% of the total volume. In quantitative terms, it corresponds to 3.1 thousand units – more by 2.9% than a year ago. In second place there is another domestic manufacturer - UAZ, whose figure for the first spring month was 1.5 thousand vehicles (+ 22.7%). The top-three of leaders is closed by the German Mercedes-Benz (556 units; -9.3%). The top-five also includes LADA (510 units; -3.4%) and Volkswagen (400 units; + 68.1%).

We should also note that in the first quarter of this year the market of new LCV in Russia was 17.5 thousand units – less by 12.1% than in the same period of 2015.