"In Q1 2020, 2,135 new commercial vehicles were registered, which is 16% less compared with the relevant period of the last year,” reads the report.
In March 2020, 568 new commercial vehicles were registered, which is 41% less than in March 2019.
Renault vehicles had the largest demand in March 2020, with 122 vehicles registered. Its share on the market decreased by 3% from the last year's results.
The second in terms of sales were Fiat vehicles, with 107 commercial vehicles registered, which is 22% less compared with March 2019.
Mercedes-Benz and Peugeot ranked third. They sold 54 commercial vehicles each in March 2020. The number of Peugeot registered vehicles decreased by 16% year-on-year, and the number of Mercedes-Benz registered vehicles - by 39%.
The association stressed that such a decrease in the market of new commercial vehicles was due to the nationwide quarantine and some anti-epidemic measures introduced in Ukraine on March 12, 2020.
As Ukrinform reported, 12.4 thousand new commercial vehicles were sold in Ukraine in 2019, which is almost 3% less than a year earlier.
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