MAZ became the fourth in Russia in bus market and the fifth in truck market. This is evidenced by the data of the agency «Autostat.»
In 2021, Russian bus market grew by 3,7% to 13,6 thousand units. We are talking about the registration of new vehicles. Sales of MAZ fell over the year by 30,6% to 481 buses. However, the fall did not prevent the Minsk plant from becoming the fourth player in the market. The share of MAZ decreased by 1,8 percentage points to 3,5%.
The market leader was PAZ. Its sales grew by 19,8% to 7602 units, and the share was 55,7%. It is followed by LiAZ with 1826 cars (-27,4%) and NefAZ with 1631 buses (+ 5,2%). Russian truck market last year grew by 31% to 97,925 units. MAZ was the fifth. The Belarusian manufacturer increased its sales by 44,5% to 5410 cars. Its share increased by 0,5 percentage points to 5%.
The leader of the Russian truck market remained KamAZ. It increased sales by 26,6% to 35,140 cars. Its market share was 35,9%. MAZ was also ahead of: GAZ with 9402 registrations (+ 37,8%), Scania with 7124 trucks (+ 44,6%) and Volvo with 5629 cars (+ 25,4%).