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South Korea 2017. Mercedes & BMW shining in a market slipped 1%

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.

January 17, 2018

Netherlands 2017. Toyota shines in a market up 7%

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%.

January 12, 2018

Czech Republic 2017. Toyota the star in a record market

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%.

January 12, 2018

Israel 2017. Suzuki & Nissan shine in a market down 1.8%

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.

January 12, 2018

Kia Global Performance. 2017 has been widely negative

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.

December 31, 2017

Paraguay June. Economic recovery pushed up the market

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.

September 8, 2017

Peru July. Sales up despite el nino and political scandals

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.

September 2, 2017

Syria June. Koreans at 97% of residual market

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.

July 29, 2017

Mauritius May. The best y.o.y performance in the entire Africa

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.

July 13, 2017

Korea best selling cars 2016. The top 100

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.

April 19, 2017

Paraguay 2016. Market dropped albeit strong economy

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.

March 6, 2017

Ecuador 2016. Sales at lowest since 2005

Ecuador Auto Market 2016 dropped at the lowest since 2005 hit by the harsh recession started in the 2015 and still in place. Chevrolet kept a save gap over Kia and Hyundai despite losing 29% of sales.

February 19, 2017

Syria full year 2016. Just Koreans survive.

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.

February 11, 2017

Chile market report. Full Year 2016

Chile Auto Sales 2016 back over the 0.3 million units, after the sharp slowdown of the previous year. Hyundai was finally the leader, outpacing the historic leader Chevrolet.

February 3, 2017

Kazakhstan market report. Full year 2016

Kazakhstan Auto Sales 2016 collapsing for the third year in a row hit by the energy sector crisis. The market felt down at the 2012 level losing over 20 spots in the global ranking.

January 31, 2017

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