Ukrainian Cars market rocked up in the first quarter 2017 keeping the momentum started last year despite the economic recovery looks fragile yet. Renault is the market leader ahead of Volkswagen and Toyota.
Ukraine Vehicles Industry in 2015 fell 50% at lowest in 30 years. The desperate conditions of the country are mirrored by the automotive sector with demand for vehicles disappeared. Toyota kept leadership.
Ukrainian vehicles market dropped 57% after three-quarters 2015 hit by the collapse of the country economic organization and huge financial debts. September was down 39% not showing the end of the fall.
Ukraine Light Vehicle Sales fell 79% in four month 2015 with volume reduced at less than 3.000 units per month and showrooms empty or closed. The sector collapse involved all players. Renault new leader.
In 2014 Ukrainian Automotive Industry collapsed at lowest in 20 years, as the civil war persists in the east regions and Crimea was absorbed in the Russian Republic. The patrimony of the sector is almost destroyed.
Ukraine Vehicle Market in first half 2014 collapsed 40 percent following the economic and political crisis with civil war still in place in the east regions. Toyota in June was in fast recovery and market leader. Geely was N°1 in the first half.
Ukraine automotive industry is collapsing as the country is in a chaotic civil war and April sales collapsed 70% from year ago. In a different market conditions, Ukraine car market would be figured out being the first market were Geely is N°1.
Following the illusion of a good start in the first two months of the year, the Ukraine car market collapsed in March, hit by the political crisis following the Russian invasion of Crimea peninsula. Near future will be hard and dark.
December 2013 Ukrainian car market fell again in double digit ending the year with a 16.8% loss. The request for low cost product is pushing up the Chinese Geely, second in December and third in the year, thanks to the compact Emgrand C7 performance.
November 2013, Ukrainian car market collapsed from year ago, keeping the really negative trend with a loss above 27%, as the economical criticisms had been followed by social conflicts over the dispute to join European Union or stay down the Russian hegemony.
October 2013 sales statistics from Ukrainian car market reported a loss above 30% from year ago, worsening the already negative trend and projecting the full year down 15%.Skoda posted a great performance thanks to Rapid and Octavia.
In September, light passenger market in Ukraine was flat from last year, while the Chinese Geely surged in third place thanks to Emgrand EC7 and CD models sales boom. Hyundai outpaced Zaz and recovered the market leadership.
August 2013 was negative for the light passenger market in Ukraine. Sales slide 2.2% in the month with cumulated volume declining 14.4% from year ago. Toyotaovertook in second place Hyundai which is struggling, while Fordsoared in 4th from 8th.
In June 2013, the Ukraine car market kept the negative momentum posting the deepest decline this year and losing one third of sales compared with June last year. First half 2013 sales dropped by 18%, confirming the market among the worst worldwide.
Following a negative period, broken by April 6% increase, in May the car passengers market in Ukraine dropped heavily, definitively projecting the full year below the 2012. Local producer, Zaz, was market leader thanks to its top model, the Sens.