It is estimated the total number of the official dealer centers on the territory of our country. It turned out that they became less – and primarily through dealers of Chinese manufacturers. However, to grow the dealer network too “Chinese”, and parallel.
As of mid-July this year, the experts of the Agency “AUTOSTAT” counted in 3 376 dealerships (excluding authorized service centers). It is on 74 dealing less than in January 2019. It is noted that during this period the new dealer contract was concluded, but was less, than terminated.
According to the Agency, 34 per dealership decreased a network of Lifan, 12 dealerships left the network brand Chery and 18 centers decreased the number of representatives of the brand Ravon. In addition, 4 of the dealer “lost” the UAZ, Smart and Ford. Chinese brand Geely has lost three dealers, and the French Renault – two. Experts also note that many dealers moved into the category of service partners.
While other brands and China dealer network is growing an enviable rate: brand JAC signed contracts with 43 companies, the brand Haval added 27 dealerships, and Changan – 8. Kia, for example, for the specified period has expanded its network of 7 offices, bringing their number up to 196 and thus becoming the brand with the second number of the dealer network.
The lead for this indicator, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lada brand, which has as of July 292 dealerships.