Malaysian Vehicles Market dropped 13% in June almost losing all the gain over the previous year. However the first half ended moderately up. In the competitive arena Perodua and Proton are losing terrain while Honda and Toyota gain.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales fell 6% in June, losing for the third month in a row. Demand has been frozen by shy economic data following the outstanding sales volume achieved with the 2016 sales record. Premium brands are growing led by Mercedes.
World Cars Brand Ranking in the first five months of the 2017 led by Toyota. The Chinese difficulties have blocked Ford from the recovery over a shy Volkswagen, while Renault and Mercedes confirmed their great momentum.
Japan Auto Market in June kept the momentum with a new double-digit year on year increase keeping advantage from the strong private consumption, record low unemployment levels and boosted consumer confidence. Toyota, Nissan and Subaru shining.
Pakistani Vehicles Sales ended the best first half ever with a flat June performance. Recently released data confirmed economy expanded 5.3% in the FY 2017, ended in June and the next year outlook is quite positive. Honda is booming after the BR-V launch.
Honda Global Performance in last 6 years were among the best, and the harsh 2011, when sales declined 11%, has been forgotten with a prompt recovery and gaining the World's 6th place, overtaking Chevrolet. The 2017 is seen as the best in a decade.
Taiwan Best Selling Cars 2016 dominated by products locally made, with three Toyota in the podium. The leader was the Toyota Corolla, the Queen of this market since the origin. The Taiwanese market is a strong reality.
Pakistan Auto Market 2016 fell down following the previous year outstanding score while standing over the 0.2 million units level. The huge sales potential is limited by the government restrictions on importing cars.