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At the same time, in May this figure was 56.8 percent. The executive director of the agency “Autostat” Sergey Udalov reported on the ongoing expansion. A similar situation is happening with the mass segment, where the share of cars from the Celestial Empire reached 59 percent. In the premium class, over the past two months, the Chinese have increased their share from 60 to 80 percent.

The most popular brands in the mass segment today are Lada, Haval and Chery. The top five are Geely and Changan. Among the premium brands in the top are Exeed, Tank, Lixiang, as well as BMW and Voyah. Thus, Chinese brands occupy the overwhelming share of the automobile market in Russia.

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The most popular among our compatriots are crossovers, which account for 67 percent of the market. Next come sedans and hatchbacks with a figure of 20 and 10 percent, respectively. Russians continue to opt for gasoline cars, the share of which today is 95 percent. At the same time, fewer and fewer diesel and hybrid cars are bought in the country. The share of full-fledged electric cars today is less than one percent.

In early July, experts reported that by the end of the current decade, Chinese automakers will occupy a third of the entire global auto market. Experts predict that brands from the PRC will begin to actively sell models abroad.

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