automotive

Taiwan October. New vehicles sales down 9%

Taiwanese Vehicles Sales fell 9% in October, in line with total year to date performance. Following the previous year all time record the vehicles demand this year has shifted down the gear. Honda is the star of the year with figures up 26.2%.

November 18, 2017

South Korea October. Following the strong Q3, sales down 11%

Korean Vehicles Market has lost 11% in October after the strong performance reported in the third quarter and now the achievement of the new record at year-end is uncertain. Hyundai increased 6% while several brands reported huge falls, including Mercedes.

November 16, 2017

Chevrolet. Global performance 2017 again marginally negative

Chevrolet Global Performance kept the negative momentum in the 2017 with year to date September sales down 0.3% after that the brand in the 2010-2016 had been the worse among the top 25 automotive brands. Chevrolet is losing all over, but in Latin America.

November 11, 2017

Sweden October. Mercedes and Peugeot shining

Swedish Auto Market kept the moderate growing pathway in October consolidating the annual performance and projecting a new all time record, the third in a row. Volvo is fast growing pulling ahead the entire industry. Mercedes and Peugeot shining.

November 9, 2017

India October. Sales up 4%. Maruti & Tata shining

Indian Vehicles Market up 4% in October projecting the year-end at the new all time record despite  implementation of new GST fiscal law that left the country in confusion over tax procedures. Maruti is at 50% of share while the fastest growing brand is Tata.

November 9, 2017

USA October. Cars sales offer mixed picture

USA Vehicles Sales lost 1.1% in October keeping the moderately negative trend offering a mixed picture, with some companies maintaining a sales upswing thanks to hurricane recovery, while others once again saw declines. Nissan and Audi shine.

November 8, 2017

Japan October. Sales up 3.5%. Nissan shines

Japan Auto Market grew 3.5% in October maintaining the positive trend and outlook. Following a critical start of the year, Toyota has finally recovered. Nissan and Subaru are shining while Mercedes is the importers leader, ahead of BMW and Volkswagen.

November 8, 2017

Turkey October. October up 10% projects the year over 1 million

Turkish Vehicles Sales up 10.5% in October finally projecting the full year over the 1 million units milestone, at the third annual record in a row. The demand is sustained by a double-digit inflation and record expansion in economy. Renault is the leader.

November 7, 2017

World Car Group Ranking. Selling Opel GM lost one spot

World Car Group Ranking year to date September with Toyota Motor Group back on top of the World, helped by the Q3 favorable seasonality. The sales of Opel cost a place to General Motors while gave one more to P.S.A. Geely the fastest growing group.

November 2, 2017

Tunisia September. Isuzu shines in a disappointing Q3

Tunisian Vehicles Sales fell down in the Q3 after the almost positive first half hit by economic difficulties and a tourist sector below expectations. Light commercial segment is pulling the market up and Isuzu has taken the leadership ahead of Citroen and Volkswagen.

October 31, 2017

Australia Best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Australia Best selling cars ranking in the first nine 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. The best sedan was the Toyota Corolla, only third.

October 31, 2017

Singapore September. Honda is shining

Singapore Car market in the Q3 pushed the brake after the first half acceleration, due to a reduced number of licences released. Honda was the best-selling brand with over 20% of market share, ahead of Toyota.

October 28, 2017

Belarus September. Sales accelerated in the Q3

Belarussian car market accelerated in the Q3 following a flat first half with a balance positive in double-digit over the previous year. Renault-Nissan group dominates with near 50 percent of market share and with Renault brand market leader.

October 28, 2017

Taiwan best selling cars. The top 50 in the 2017

Taiwan Best Selling Cars ranking after the first nine months of the 2017 is still dominated by the Toyota Corolla over the Toyota Rav4. New models landed immediately behind with the Toyota Sienta in third place and the Honda HR-V in fifth.

October 26, 2017

Netherlands best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Netherlands best selling cars ranking after the first nine months of the 2017 has a new leader, the Renault Clio followed by a new entrance, the Opel Karl, landed in second. The former leader, the Volkswagen Golf rolled back in sixth place.

October 23, 2017

Israel best selling cars 2017. Hyundai Ioniq debuts in 7th place

Israel best selling cars in the first nine months of the 2017 with the new Hyundai Ioniq up in 7th place, best place ever worldwide, thanks to the new green policy recently adopted by the country. Kia Picanto has taken the leadership ahead of the former leader, the Kia Sportage.

October 21, 2017

Turkey best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Turkey best selling cars ranking after the first nine months of the 2017 presents several changes. The leadership is solid in the hands of the Fiat Aegea, while the last generation of the Renault Megane is a great success also thanks to the launch of the sedan version.

October 21, 2017

Jordan September. Q3 sales up fast

Jordanian Auto Sales recovered sharply in the third quarter following a prorogued crisis and has reduced the annual lost at 4.5%, despite government is struggling to keep the fiscal deficit under control. Hyundai and Kia has gained volume and share.

October 20, 2017

Lebanon September. CVs pushed sales up

Lebanese Cars Market has been positive in the Q3 albeit the subdued consumer sentiment, thanks to strong demand on light commercial vehicles segment. Toyota benefit the most, thanks to their pick up line up, gaining the market leadership.

October 17, 2017

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