Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019
  • 14.03.19 Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019

    In February of 2019, sales of new cars in Russia fell by 3.6% in compare with February of 2018. The mass segment for the second month in a row shows a negative trend (-4.8%). Its sales amounted to 112,135 vehicles, which is 90.6% of the total sales.



Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

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KIA Motors Rus has received new markets management in the CIS


KIA Motors Rus will receive the status of a regional headquarters and will be responsible for operations in Russia and several CIS countries at once, reports the press service of the company. So, from November 1st, 2018, in addition to Russia, KIA Motors Rus includes seven more countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

It is also reported that KIA Motors began the process of reorganizing the company's global operations back in October of the last year. The purpose of these changes was to create efficient and self-sufficient representative offices that can respond better and faster to market changes and consumer preferences.

As Mr. Jong-won-Jon, President of KIA Motors Rus, noted, the transfer of markets in the CIS countries under the control of KIA Motors Rus is the recognition of the merits of the Russian distributor’s team and the results that were achieved in the recent years.

As AUTOSTAT has previously reported, the Korean brand KIA is the leader of the Russian market among foreign manufacturers, taking the second place in the sales rating. So, for the first 9 months of this year, KIA dealers in Russia sold 167,490 cars, which is more by 24% than the result of a year ago.

02.11.18 AUTOSTAT