automotive

Indonesia June. Market hit by tax raise

Indonesian Vehicles Sales ended the first half with a marginal gain due to the sharp fall reported fr June when market dropped also hit by the increase of ownership tax in the metropolitan area of Jakarta. Market outlook remains positive.

July 21, 2017

World Car Group Ranking. The top 25 in the 2017

World Car Group Ranking updated at May confirm that Renault-Nissan is reducing the gap from the two leaders (Toyota and Volkswagen) also thanks to the Mitsubishi acquisition. Geely Group is the fastest growing globally.

July 20, 2017

Turkey June. Market kept the -8% speed despite roaring GDP

Turkish Vehicles Sales down 8% in June confirming that consumer demand has lost steam despite Turkish GDP boomed 5.0% in Q1 and all economic indicators are positive. First half ended down 8.2%. Renault leads the rank while Toyota is struggling. 

July 20, 2017

South Korea June. Sales down 12% and the outlook is negative

Korean Vehicles Market in June has lost 12% worsening the already negative trend and ending the first half down 4.9%. Second half outlook is negative due to the effects of political crisis with North Korea. However, Mercedes and BMW are shining.

July 19, 2017

Sweden June. First Half at the best ever

Swedish Auto Market hit the new best ever first half keeping in June the positive path albeit the swedish economy growth actually slowed. Sales are fueled by the offer of several new model, specifically by the local maker Volvo, and by low emission cars.

July 12, 2017

Morocco May. Last month’s sharp fall reduced the annual gain

Moroccan Cars Market in the second quarter of 2017 has lost steam due to the sharp May sales contraction. However the outlook stands almost positive fueled by booming tourism and improved local production. Renault Group further improved share.

July 11, 2017

Egypt May. Skyrocketing prices are killling vehicles demand

Egyptian Vehicle Market in the first five months of the 2017 was down near 50% killed by economic recession, skyrocketing vehicles prices, huge unemployment, austerity reforms. The trend will not change as in July VAT will sharp increase.

July 10, 2017

World Best Selling Pick 2017. Ram pick up advances in second

World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the first five months of the 2017 led by a record Ford F-Series, projected clearly over the 1 million units in the year. In second place, the Ram Pick up finally overtook the Chevrolet Silverado. The top 25

July 10, 2017

Tunisia May. Strong sales recovery after the shy Q1

Tunisian Vehicles Sales in the second quarter recovered the Q1 lost thanks to double-digit growth post both in April and May. Light commercial segment is pulling the market up and Isuzu has taken the leadership ahead of Citroen and Volkswagen.

July 9, 2017

World Best Selling Mid Size Cars. The top in the 2017

World Best Selling Mid Size Cars in the first five months of the 2017 grew less than the industry in total. The top 100 models ranking was again a feud of the  Toyota Camry, with a safe margin over the Volkswgen Lavida and the Honda Accord.

July 8, 2017

Turkey best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Turkey best selling cars ranking after the first five months of the 2017 presents several changes. A new leader is the Renault Megane, thanks to the launch of the sedan version. In fourth place, at best ranking ever, the new Honda Civic is shining.

July 7, 2017

Australia Best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Australia Best selling cars ranking in the first five months of the 2017 was again led by the Toyota Hilux, confirming the great score reported last year, ahead of the other pick up, the Ford Ranger, while top sedan are declining.

July 5, 2017

Taiwan May. Sales fell 6%

Taiwanese Vehicles Sales fell 6% in May moving the annual performance in negative territory. However the data are compared with the all time record scored in the 2016 and stand at outstanding level. Premium brands are growing led by Mercedes.

July 3, 2017

Netherlands best selling cars 2016. The top 100

Netherlands best selling cars 2016 with all top models losing high volumes. The Volkswagen Golf ook the leadership replacing the Peugeot 308, with a narrow gap over the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo.

June 27, 2017

Chevrolet. Always losing when far from home base

Chevrolet Global Performance in the last years has been almost negative losing terrain all over a par in America, where the brand gained in US, Mexico and Canada and has gained leadership in almost all Latin American countries.

June 20, 2017

Japan May. Market run forward in double digit

Japan Auto Market in May scored an amazing +12% consolidating the momentum thanks to strong private consumption, record low unemployment levels and boosted consumer confidence. Toyota, Nissan and Subaru shining.

June 19, 2017

Oman March. Sales kept falling

Oman Auto market in the first quarter 2017 kept the negative momentum with low consumer's confidence and record budget deficit. The government is not yet introducing austerity measures in the hope of oil price recovery.

June 1, 2017

Jordan March. Car sales down 17% in a negative outlook

Jordanian Auto Sales in the first quarter 2017 kept the negative pace losing again in double-digit after the already disappointing 2016. Austerity measures required by the current economic situation leave the outlook negative.

May 27, 2017

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