U.K. Car Market continued the strong growth from March into April with an increase of nearly 15% over April 2012. Year-to-date April sales were up 8.9%, the year-on-year increase in Europe. Audi was up to 4th position, while Fiat 500 advanced in 8th place.
The crucial month of March, when the change of registration plate traditionally boost sales, gave a further positive verdict over the UK market outlook. Sales were up 5.9%, with the first quarter ended up by 7.4%. Audi posted a strong month with share at 6.4%.
British like to be different from other Europeans and recently their car market stick stand on this. In February, U.K. car market posted a 7.9%, while the rest of Europe a double digit falls. Fueled by a recovered Focus speed, Ford kept 15% of market share.
Normally data released on models sold in the UK market are limited to the top 10, providing a partial view of the market. This time, focus2move is releasing the Top 100 model ranking in 2012 compared with the year before.
The United Kingdom car market momentum continued in January with sales surged 11% from last year with the 11th year-on-year increase in a row. Audi and Nissan started very well, respectively in 4th and 5th place.
December was slightly positive for the British car market ending the year up 5.3% from 2011, and outpacing France as world's 8th car market. Vauxhall outpaced Ford in December when the market rose 3.7%.
Posting the 9th year-on-year increase in a row, in November the United Kingdom car market surged 11.3% with year-to-date sales up 5.4% from last year. Ford leaded the market with a growing share, followed by Vauxhall and Volkswagen.
The United Kingdom car market posted in October the best Y.o.Y. performance of last seasons, surging 12.1%. Year-to-date sales were up 5%, allowing the outpacing of France as 3rd European country. Hyundai climbed in 8th position.
The United Kingdom car market surged again in September, posting 359.612 sales, up 8.2%, the 7th positive year-on-year months in a row. Year to date sales were 1.620.609, up 4.3%. The competitor's performance was empty of surprises. Good news for Honda and Suzuki, at best share of the year.
In August, the U.K. car market posted 59.433 sales, flat from last year. Year to date sales were 1.261.000, up 3.3%. Peugeot and Citroen posted the best month of the year, while Toyota and Land Rover posted the worst month of the year.
In July the U.K. car market rose 9.3% with 143.884 sales, the 5th year-on-year increase in a string. Year to date sales in July were 1.201.564, up 3.5%. UK car production in growing 12% and with this pace will recover the 2001 level. UK market was the world's 9th in first half 2012.
The UK car market was far from the rest of Europe in June, confirming a lightly positive trend, with 189.514 sales, up 3.5 % from last year. Driven by the new 3 Series huge success, BMW in June jumped at 7.5% market share.
The UK car market in May posted 162.288 sales, up 7.9% from last year. The YTD sales in May were 868.166, up 2.6%. Private consumers' sales grew 14.3%. The 2011 average Co2 emission at 138 g/km was among the highest in EU.
The British car industry confirmed in April its momentum posted with 142.322 sales, up 3.3% from last year. Strong demand from private segment, increased by 14.8%. The Year to date sales in April were 705.878, up 9.796 units or 1.4% from last year.