MOSCOW Feb 7 Sales of Lada cars in Russia rose
by 4.9 percent year on year to 16,334 units in January, Russian
car maker Avtovaz said on Tuesday.
According to company estimates, Avtovaz had about 20 percent
of the Russian light passenger car market last month, suggesting
all Russian auto sales amounted to 83,760 units.
The data also suggests Russia's January car sales were up
more than 2 percent from 81,849 units in January 2016.
"It's the best January in the past five years," Avtovaz said
in a statement.
(reporting by Gleb Stolyarov, writing by Denis Pinchuk, editing
by Maria Kiselyova)