Gaz Group subsidiary Russian Buses sold 1,730 vehicles in the first quarter, up 70%, according to Russian media reports.

The total includes 1,421 buses from Pavlovsky Avtobus – up 80% – and 171 from Likino Bus Plant – an increase of 47%.

Gaz Group was established in 2005 with the restructuring of RusPromAuto’s production assets and comprises 18 leading automotive and machine building producers in Russia.