Singapore Car market accelerated in the Q2 following the already positive Q1 despite local economy is losing steam and the consumer sentiment is weaker. Honda was the best-selling brand with over 20% of market share, ahead of Toyota.
Dutch Auto Market is fast recovering following the bad 2016 and after the first five months the 2017 score is up 18.6%, with Q2 in line with the outstanding Q1. Volkswagen market leader ahead of Renault and Opel. Toyota is shining.
Germany Vehicles Sales in May had been up in double-digit consolidating the year to date gain. Mercedes in second place slashed an outstanding +25% improving the gap over the rivals Audi and BMW. Tesla up 507%.
World Cars Brand Ranking in the first four 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.
Belgium Auto Sales has lost steam in April and May losing all the gain taken in the Q1. In May sales fell 8% while data from economy are not positive a part the decline of unemployment. Five brands are fighting for car market leadership.
World Car Group Ranking updated at April confirm that Renault-Nissan is reducing the gap from the two leaders (Toyota and Volkswagen) also thanks to the Mitsubishi acquisition. Geely Group is the fastest growing globally.
Swedish Auto Market was moderately positive in May following the sudden fall scored in the previous month. Volvo is outperforming the market thanks to the new S/V90 and the XC60. Immediately behind Volkswagen and BMW.
Norwegian Auto Market was flat in May, keeping the year to date figures at the best level ever, albeit the Q2 is projected down. Volkswagen Golf is falling dragging down the entire Volkswagen performance. Volvo is shining.
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.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales in the first four months of the 2017 have been flat at the level of the 2016 record. The leader, Toyota, has lost share while all immediate followers reported are gaining and Mercedes is shining.
Portuguese Auto Market in the first quarter of 2017 was moderately positive with March down 1.5% albeit data from the economy are almost positive. Renault is running fast fueled by Clio, Megane and new SUVs line up.
Switzerland Auto Market in the first quarter 207 was moderately up thanks to the recovery scored in March. The positive economic tone and growing private consumption should sustain the market across the rest of the year.
Monaco Cars Market in 2016 has overtaken the 3000 units for the first time ever and the premium brands Mercedes, Audi and Porsche monopolized again the ranking. Sales figures further improved after strong previous year.