REUTERS Sales of new commercial vehicles in Ukraine in January-September 2019 dropped by 7% year-over-year (y-o-y), to 8,700 vehicles. Read alsoSales of used cars in Ukraine soar by 7 times in Jan-April Some 1,054 new commercial vehicles were sold in September 2019 alone. At the same time, demand for trucks and special purpose vehicles in September grew by almost 8% y-o-y, the Ukrautoprom association&#39;s press service said. Renault with 231 vehicles sold in September alone ranked first, having demonstrated a 23% increase y-o-y. Fiat was second with 122 vehicles sold in the past month despite an 8% decline in sales. MAZ cars produced at Belarusian-based Minsk Automobile Plant ranked third (climbed from the sixth position) with 91 cars sold. Its sales in September grew by 40% y-o-y. Mercedes-Benz took the fourth place in the ranking with 79 vehicles sold, having demonstrated a 6% drop in sales against September 2018. The MAN brand whose sales in the ninth month of 2019 totaled 76 vehicles (2.4 times up y-o-y) joined the top five leaders in terms of sales of new commercial vehicles in Ukraine. As UNIAN reported earlier, the country&#39;s sales of new commercial vehicles in 2018 grew by 20% from 2017, to 51,500 units, according to Ukrautoprom.