Sales of light commercial vehicles in Russia in October totaled 16,086 units — an increase of 15% over the same month last year. Such a calculation results in an analytical agency "AUTOSTAT". More than half of this number were car GAZ — 8597 cars (+11.3%). Second place is a result of the 2524 UAZ vehicles (-1.4%), the third — Fiat cars with the indicator in 1046 (-4.3%). Fifth place went to Peugeot, sold 918 cars (+19.2%). And in fourth place was the concern Volkswagen, whose sales climbed by 39.2% to 938 cars.
I must say that global sales of commercial vehicles Volkswagen for ten months of 2011 also increased significantly — by 24.2% to 433,500 units. According to analysts of "AUTOSTAT", provided the bulk of the growth model Caddy and Amarok. Caddy has sold 131,500 cars (+25.9%), while sales model Amarok grew 3.8 times, up to the mark of 54,350 units. Selling models in the series T5 (Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan and California) rose 7.3% to 127,350 units, while the Crafter model has been implemented in an amount of 30 300 vehicles (+2.1%).
Growth in sales of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has occurred in almost all markets, with particularly significant — in Russia since the beginning of the year there were sold 9,700 vehicles, up 90% over last year. Significantly "up" VW sales in countries of Eastern Europe (41.9%), South Africa (+27.3%) and the Middle East (+25%).