Russian car sales drop by over 6%

Russian car sales fell by 6.2% in the first half of 2014, according to the International Association of Automobile Manufacturers (OICA). With total sales of 1.108m, Russia dropped to eighth place in the world rankings and was overtaken by the UK. China came first with 9.633m sales (up 11.2%) and accounted for just under 30% of all global sales – more than double those of the US (3.896m). Rosbalt