Europe. First Half 2017 Data Summary for 44 markets

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European Car Market was almost positive in the first half of the 2017 with 39 out of 43 markets reporting a year on year increase and 5 markets losing marginally. The fastest growing country has been Ukraine, recovering from the crisis followed by Finland and Bulgaria.

Pulled up by the outstanding economic growth, the European new light vehicles industry is fast growing reporting a first half volume of 10.68 million vehicles (cars plus lcvs) sold across the 44 markets tracked by focus2move.

Only five markets out of 44 reported a negative year on year data and in all of these cases the lost was marginal.

The fastest growing markets have been Ukraine (+51.7% but starting from a very low base), Finland (+27.6%), Bulgaria (+25.3%), Croatia (+24.9%) and Romania (+24.3%).

The top market was of course Germany (+2.9%) followed by United Kingdom (-1.6%), France (+3.6%), Italy (+7.5%) and Spain (+8.9%).

Russia is recovering scoring four positive months since March and ending the first half up 6.8% ranking sixth.

Turkey was seventh losing 8.3% albeit positive economic environment.

Next months outlook remain almost positive for the entire area with cruise speed near 5% for the next 12-18 months.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Brand Sales I Half 2017 Sales I Half 2016 Var I Half
43 43 Albania 1.368 1.303 5,0%
39 39 Armenia 2.895 2.757 5,0%
12 12 Austria 203.000 186.299 9,0%
32 31 Belarus 13.707 13.711 0,0%
8 8 Belgium 357.728 360.484 -0,8%
36 36 Bosnia 4.601 4.447 3,5%
29 30 Bulgaria 17.449 13.923 25,3%
26 25 Croatia 37.096 29.707 24,9%
34 34 Cyprus 10.820 11.073 -2,3%
14 14 Czech Rep 153.743 139.130 10,5%
16 15 Denmark 142.299 135.420 5,1%
30 29 Estonia 15.458 14.195 8,9%
19 19 Finland 91.998 72.118 27,6%
3 3 France 1.364.511 1.316.531 3,6%
40 40 Georgia 2.763 2.631 5,0%
1 1 Germany 1.888.684 1.836.081 2,9%
22 22 Greece 53.837 50.222 7,2%
20 20 Hungary 63.806 56.054 13,8%
31 32 Iceland 13.870 13.125 5,7%
17 17 Ireland 106.936 115.898 -7,7%
4 4 Italy 1.199.311 1.115.222 7,5%
35 35 Latvia 10.372 9.712 6,8%
45 45 Liechtenstein 898 1.061 -15,4%
33 33 Lithuania 11.717 11.239 4,3%
27 28 Luxembourg 29.949 27.579 8,6%
37 37 Macedonia 4.512 4.364 3,4%
38 38 Malta 4.247 4.044 5,0%
41 41 Moldova 1.951 1.834 6,4%
42 42 Monaco 1.472 1.443 2,0%
44 44 Montenegro 1.102 1.080 2,0%
10 10 Netherlands 264.477 237.785 11,2%
18 18 Norway 95.257 92.630 2,8%
9 9 Poland 276.145 240.374 14,9%
15 16 Portugal 145.262 134.127 8,3%
23 23 Romania 52.166 41.975 24,3%
6 6 Russia 718.018 672.179 6,8%
46 46 S Marino 580 539 7,7%
28 27 Serbia 29.699 27.802 6,8%
21 21 Slovakia 55.819 51.793 7,8%
24 24 Slovenia 44.779 39.935 12,1%
5 5 Spain 769.404 706.379 8,9%
11 11 Sweden 220.137 213.003 3,3%
13 13 Switzerland 174.581 173.723 0,5%
7 7 Turkey 401.158 437.261 -8,3%
2 2 UK 1.587.022 1.612.602 -1,6%
25 26 Ukraine 42.637 28.099 51,7%
Total 10.689.241 10.262.894 4,2%

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