Russia-built Polo helps VW Group finish No.2 in country’s 2012 sales.
New-vehicle sales in Russia soared 11% to a record 2,935,111 units in 2012, but a slowdown in December signaled the market will not improve much, if at all, this year. The Association of European Businesses’ Automobile Manufacturers Committee says it expects an uptick of no more than 5%, to 2.95 million units, in 2013. December sales growth skidded to 1% with 253,158 units sold. Committee Chairman Joerg Schreiber says last year’s result narrowly exceeded the previous ...
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