World Car Market hit the new record in the 2016 with 91.8 million light vehicles sales. China was over 30% of global sales, while Brazil, Russia and Algeria had been the falling stars and Philippines and Vietnam the raising stars.
Lebanese Cars Market positive in the first quarter 2017 albeit the subdued consumer sentiment. While Kia and Hyundai performed almost well, their archrival Toyota struggled losing over 25 percent of volume compared with last year.
Bolivian vehicles sales in the 2016 hit again the record thanks to the restrictions to imported vehicles emission which have heavily reduced the used vehicles import in the country. Toyota reported a huge sales fall and ranks third.
Senegal vehicle market 2016 had been positive growing 5.5% but not yet taking the pace towards the expected real development, as the import of used vehicles remains the fundamental source for local vehicles parc. Toyota is leader.
World Best Selling Car ranking in the first quarter 2017 reports the global success of SUVs models with Honda CR-V, Toyota Rav4 and Volkswagen Tiguan escalating positions on top. The Ford F-Series outpaced the VW Golf in second.
Turkmenistan automotive industry is still one of the smaller worldwide despite the 5 million people living in the country. In the 2016 the country suffered for low oil price and from political poor relations with Russia and others CIS.
Argentina Best Selling Cars in the 2017 with several models fast growing. The last generation of the Volkswagen Gol took the leadership improving volumes 40% ahead of the Toyota Hilux and the new Renault Sandero.
Korea best selling cars 2016 led by a small light vehicle, the Hyundai Porter while new models are taking space with the Kia Sorento jumped in fourth place and the best new entrance of the year, the Samsung SM6 landed in 10th.
World Best Selling Compact Cars segment starts the year losing 1.5% of volume. The launch of the European models boosted the Honda Civic sales and the compact Japanese jumped in the third step of the podium.
Hungarian Vehicles Market kept momentum in the first half of the year scoring the best sales volume in 9 years, up 21% from the previous. Suzuki confirmed the leadership, while Ford in second is growing with a faster pace.
World Best Selling Car 2016 ranking with Ford F-Series advanced very near the second place, behind Toyota Corolla and VW Golf. One of the stars of the year has been the new Honda Civic, up 7 spots and ranking 10th.
World Best Selling Small Cars in the first two months of the 2017 dominated by the Volkswagen Polo. Compact SUVs are growing and the Jeep Renegade is now in seventh place while the just launched Toyota C-HR is 14th.
Cyprus Cars Market in 2016 kept recovering after the crisis with a strong increase over the previous year while still at the half of the record level. Ford market leader, ahead of Nissan and Volkswagen.
Iran Automotive outlook is almost positive with market set to hit the 1.5 million annual sales in 2017, targeting the 2 million by the 2022. Despite the space gained by Chinese during sanctions, PSA and Renault are leaders.