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.
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.
Japan domestic vehicles market in first half 2016 fell 4.8% while the leader Toyota improved 2.2%. In June Mitsubishi crashed over 50% hit by the start of restructuring process after the Nissan Take over.
Japan Vehicles Market in April 2016 stopped the 15 months long decline albeit with a really little growth. However it was a positive sign in a falling economy. Toyota pushed up 34% of share by new Prius.
Japan Vehicles Market in March 2016 down 8%. the Japanese economy is far from achieving stable growth as private consumption remains weak and subdued global demand is weighing on imports. Lexus shines.
Japan Domestic Car Market in February 2016 has lost for the 6th month in a row. The Abenomics is not working and the country is running towards new elections. Hybrids engines fast on Prius, slow on Aqua.
Japan Auto sales started 2016 weak in line with last period trend. However Lexus shines with a great increase and Toyota was positive thanks to the new Prius, running on top of model ranking at a double speed.
Japan car market 2015 dropped down 8% hit by economy and taxes on key cars. However, the market leader Toyota managed to lose only 4%, the best among top 5 players while Mazda grew 9% supported by renewed line up.
Japan Vehicles Sales Statistics were not yet positive in May when the market scored the 13th Y.o.Y. fall out of last 14th months. While the big 5 brands fell down, Mazda improved by 40% gaining the record share in last 15 years at 6.0%.
Japan Light Vehicles Sales are falling in double-digit this year. In April Mazda boosted sales 46% while Toyota was back over 30% of market share gaining over 10% of sales. Porsche, BMW, Ford and Mercedes shine.