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Demand for new buses in Ukraine decreased by 13%

5 July , 2023  

Primary registrations of new buses (including minibuses) in Ukraine in June fell by 13%, or by 19 units, as compared to May of this year – down to 147, according to statistics of the association “Ukravtoprom”.
According to the data disclosed in the Association’s Telegram channel, compared to June 2022, when only 32 buses were registered, the market has quadrupled.
Buses of Citroen brand with registration of 64 vehicles (in June 2023 – 3 vehicles) held the leading position last month (as in May), second place was taken by Ataman produced by Cherkasy Bus JSC with registration of 48 vehicles against 41 vehicles in May 2023 and three in June last year.
The third place is held by the Ukrainian Etalon, despite the registration of only six vehicles against 32 in May 2023.
At the same time, according to information in ProZorro, buses of this brand have recently more often won tenders for the purchase of school buses by regions of Ukraine at the expense of local budgets and subventions from the state budget.
Buses Volkswagen with registration of two cars (as in May) maintained the fourth place in the ranking of sales of new buses in June, the same number of registered buses ZAZ, Ford and Turkish Guleyuz.
Moreover, in June one bus by Renault and one by Ruta were registered in Ukraine.
Thus, in January-June 2023 the total number of new buses of all classes in Ukraine was 779 buses. – almost 2.2 times more than during the same period in 2022.