Korean Vehicles Market in the 2017 slipped 1.7%, due to a slow first half, scoring the third performance all-time. Propelled by booming economy, the 2018 outlook is quite positive. Importers share at 13.1%, with Mercedes and BMW fighting for leadership.
Dutch Auto Market recovered 7% in the 2017 after the previous year fall. Albeit losing volume, Volkswagen stands on top of the list while Renault in second has reduced the gap. The star of the year was Toyota, thanks to hybrid line up, up 30%.
Czech Republic Autos sales in 2017 hit the new all time record both in cars and lcvs segment, keeping an amazing series of records. Skoda takes the 30% plus market share with new SUV Karoq already in the top ten. Toyota was the star of the year, up 45%.
Israel Vehicles Market in 2017 at the second best sales level ever, not hitting the previous year record just for few thousand units. While leadership was solid in the hands of Hyundai and Kia, the fastest growing brand had been Suzuki, Nissan and Dacia.
Kia Global Performance year to date November 2017 is really negative losing 7.1% despite the positive momentum in the Pacific, CIS and Latin America regions. Sales are dragged down by crisis in Korea and China. The best-selling model is again the Sportage.
Paraguayan Vehicles Market boomed in the Q2 after the shy start of the year ending the first half with a 8.9% recovery from the negative 2016 score. Kia is still leader despite losing sales and the skyrocketing Chevrolet performance.
Peruvian Cars market in the first seven months of the year is growing albeit the country was hit by devastating floods in March and political scandals. After years of struggles the market is finally on ramp up for a new medium term expansion. Toyota is the leader.
Syrian Auto Sales kept falling in the first half 2017 with the majority of car manufacturers having given up in the vehicles distributions and the Koreans at 97% of market share. owever, residual figures are lower 90% from the pre-war volumes.
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.
Ecuadorian vehicles market fast started in the 2017 thanks to the improved economic environment, following the last two years collapse, when market lost almost 60% of volume. Great Wall advanced in 4th place, best ranking worldwide.
Korea best selling cars 2016 led by a small light vehicle, the Hyundai Porter while new models are taking space with the Kia Sorento jumped in fourth place and the best new entrance of the year, the Samsung SM6 landed in 10th.
Paraguay Auto Market 2016 dropped for the second year in a row albeit the country small economy proved resilient to the economic downturns in neighboring big countries. Hyundai advanced booming sales thanks to the Tucson.
Peru Auto Market 2016 has lost moderately and for the third year in a string. The performance is considered almost positive at the light of country recession and political difficulties. Toyota lead ahead of Hyundai and Kia.
Syria Vehicles Market 2016 kept falling down losing an additional 44 percent and landing at a volume lower than one tenth compared with the 2010. In the harsh environment, just Koreans manufacturers survive.
Dutch Cars Market 2016 dropped at the lowest level in the twenty-first century, below the 0.4 million units for the third time in the last twenty years, hit by "green" incentives pull ahead of previous year.