10 Nov 2010 12:28

GAZ Group boosts car, LCV sales 66% in Oct - AEB

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russia's GAZ Group boosted car and LCV sales 24% year-on-year in January-October to 59,276 units and 66% in October to 8,758, the Association of European Businesses (AEB) said.

The AEB said LCV sales by GAZ rose 31% in the ten months to 55,315 units, including 59% to 7,727 in October.

Car sales fell 29% year-on-year in the ten months to 3,961, but rose 150% in October to 1,031.

GAZ told Interfax that its best-selling LCV was the Gazelle Business, and its best-selling car was the Volga Siber. The AEB does not give figures for medium trucks, of which GAZ sells around 800 per month.