Macedonian Vehicle Sales were stable in the first half 2014 with volume just 2 percent better than in the correspondent period 2013. The battlefield is dominated by the duel between Skoda and Volkswagen with the Rapid best-selling model.
December 2013 data were red again, as the car market trend in Macedonia kept its awful trend, one of the worst in Europe. 2013 ended with a 13.8% loss, the fifth in a row, as economic environment stands negative. Volkswagen was market leader.
Macedonia is a small country, but the losses of its car market are really huge! In May sales dropped 26% while cumulated sales were down 19.5% from 2012. Thanks to Golf sales, Volkswagen was market leader.
The negative momentum of the Macedonian car market was confirmed in April, when it dropped 26.6% from last year. Year-to-date sales were down 17.7%, Volkswagen was the leader in April while Skoda in the Ytd, thanks to a supply of Yeti to the police.