France Auto Sales in April has lost 5.5% reducing the year to date gain at a mere 2.1%. The Macron election as new President changed the sector outlook from stable to positive. Toyota shining thanks to the success of CH-R.
Algerian Vehicles Sales dropped near 50% in the first quarter 2017 after the government announcement that this licence will be just 50.000. All brands are losers, including Renault and Dacia, heavily favourite by new rules.
Romanian car market is booming thanks to the tax break applied since January. In the first quarter sales grew 34%, the best performance in Europe with Volkswagen assaulted by clients and near doubling sales.
Irish cars market was the worse in the EC during the first quarter 2017 reporting a 8% fall. Following three years of outstanding increase the demand is now down. Toyota is market leader while losing 41%, ahead of Ford and Volkswagen.
Algerian Auto Market 2016 destroyed by the local authorities limiting the import with discriminating quotas. Product shortage lifted prices on the sky creating room for grey market done by unstructured traders.