November 2013 had broken a streak of 7 year-on-year growth for the Finnish car market, with sales down in the month and year-to-date. Volkswagen overtook Toyota and was back market leader, but with only 28 units of advantage one month before the end of annual race.
October 2013 kept the magic momentum for the Chinese light vehicle market posting a 22% sales boom from last year and flying at 16.5 million vehicles sold in only 10 month. This report includes the best-selling 50 brands ranking in the country, with market share trend.
November 2013 was flat as total market sales while was full of sensations for the Norwegian car market, the global center of innovation for low emission vehicles. Tesla S Model boomed sales again, the Hybrid Auris was stable and Leaf was in short supply.
November 2013 U.S. auto sales were powered by Black Friday and rose at highest sales seasonally adjusted rate since 2008. Ford posted the best November since 2004. Spectacular performance posted by Jeep, surged in seventh place.
November 2013 confirmed the negative momentum for Indian car market, a former "emerging" and now clearly "declining" market. Following over one year of decline, India has lost one position in Global car markets ranking, outpaced by UK. See forecast inside.
November 2013 was marginally negative for the Swedish car sales with year to date figures still down from last year. Volvo sales kept going well, while this month Renault and Peugeot performance was outstanding while Ford collapsed.
November 2013 figures on France car market sales were negative although the comparison was with a weak performance of same month 2012. Year to date sales were down 7.1% and the year is ending at lower level in twenty years.
November 2013 was the 42nd year on year decline in a row although the loss was marginal compared with last year and the market looks stabilized. However, 2013 is going to be the sixth decline in a row. Mercedes was leader among luxury brands.
November 2013 reported again a double digit increase for the Spanish car market with sales corroborated by government incentives and strong rebates offered by top players. Low-cost brand Dacia placed Sandero in the podium and advanced in top ten.
September 2013 sales statistics for the Peruvian car market showed new positive data, as market keep growing while at lower speed. The last was the best ever September and projections are for a new all-time record year. Top 25 brands ranking confirm Japanese's leadership.