Japan Auto Market was positive in the Q3 albeit with a slower speed than in the H1. September sales at 519.480 were up 9% with Toyota again in difficulties, ending the Q3 down 14%. Nissan and Subaru shining while Mercedes is the importers leader.
Honda Global Performance kept momentum in the 2017 with year to date August sales up 9.2% following the already positive medium term score. The growth is fueled by Asian countries, China over all, and by the global success of last generation Civic.
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.