BMW Global Performance in the first nine months of the 2017 has been below the past years and just marginally better than the industry, losing terrain from the rival Mercedes. Sales are growing in Asia and in the ASEAN region. The top model was again the Series 3.
Portuguese Auto Market kept momentum in October with sales up 6.4% and projecting the year above the 220.000 units. Renault runs fast on top of the competitive arena. Last month was outstanding for two brands, Hyundai and Opel.
Switzerland Auto Market recovered 5.6% after the September fall confirming a really flat trend year on year. Volkswagen confirmed the leadership ahead of Mercedes and BMW. At model-wise, the best-selling model is the Skoda Octavia followed by three Volkswagen.
Germany Vehicles Sales in October were up 3.8% keeping the moderately positive speed albeit Audi and BMW ha lost terrain. Volkswagen is progressively recovering while Dacia, Peugeot, Mitsubishi and Renault are growing in double-digit.
Norwegian Auto Market increased 4% in October projecting the entire year again at the all time record and with AFV vehicles mix very close to the 50%. Volvo, BMW and Mercedes are fast growing while Volkswagen is losing. Tesla near doubling.
Emirates Automotive Market reported a fast recovery in the Q3 reducing the annual lost at 15.8%, fueled by private demand and by trading to Africa. The economy is expanding at a moderate pace, but VAT introduction in next January will pull ahead demand in Q4.
India best selling cars ranking in the first nine months of the 2017 still dominated by Maruti while new models are gaining space in the Top 100 ranking reported. The new Maruti Swift advanced in second place while the Vitara Breeze landed in seventh.
Luxembourg vehicles Market in the first half of the 2017 was almost positive fueled by still solid GDP growth, record high consumer confidence and five-year low unemployment. Volkswagen further gained market share while Audi outpaced Mercedes.
Mauritius Cars sales is booming again and after the first five months of the year scored the best year on year performance in Africa, taking full benefit from the political stability and growing investments. Nissan and Toyota are the best-selling brands.
Emirates Auto Sales 2016 dropped down more than any other Top market in the World, hit by weak demand both from real internal demand and trading sector. All manufacturers fell down, but Infiniti and Jaguar.