Russian HUMMER Sales Rise, All Other Automakers Fall

Mon, Jun 22, 2009

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In May, HUMMER was the only automaker in Russia to post a month-over-month sales gain, according to Automotive News.

HUMMER sales rose 111.5% while all other automakers posted a double digit decline. During the first five months of the year HUMMER sales were up 85.6%, compared to a 47% average drop in sales among all automakers.

While HUMMERs don’t account for a very large portion of Russia’s overall vehicle consumption, increased demand for HUMMERs is a great thing. International sales are a vital part of HUMMER’s long-term viability, and will play an important role in the design and timeline of future HUMMER models.

Source: Automotive News (subscription req’d)

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