World Cars Brand Ranking in the first five 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.
World Car Group Ranking updated at May 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.
Norwegian Auto Market in June improved a little 4% ending the Q2 in negative territory and reducing the first half gains at a mere 0.3%. The market is pushed down by the leader difficulties, as Volkswagen is losing 15% from last year. Volvo is shining.
Germany Vehicles Sales ended the first half with a slow pace after that June data were reported down 3%. Mercedes in second place is gaining terrain over Audi And BMW while Renault is shining, with a double-digit performance in the entire first half.
Luxembourg vehicles Market in the first half of the 2017 was almost positive fueled by still solid GDP growth, record high consumer confidence and five-year low unemployment. Volkswagen further gained market share while Audi outpaced Mercedes.
Swedish Auto Market hit the new best ever first half keeping in June the positive path albeit the swedish economy growth actually slowed. Sales are fueled by the offer of several new model, specifically by the local maker Volvo, and by low emission cars.
Belgium Auto Sales have lost in the second quarter albeit the economy is expanding at the highest quarterly rate since 2011. In June sales fell 6% with First Half ended down 1.2%. On top of the list, Volkswagen keeps a narrow margin over Renault.
South Africa best selling cars ranking in the 2017 has a sharp leader, the Volkswagen Polo, and a harsh battle for the second place, with the Ford Ranger actually ahead of the Toyota Hilux for peanuts. The last generation of Toyota Fortuner in top 10.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales fell 6% in May moving the annual performance in negative territory. However the data are compared with the all time record scored in the 2016 and stand at outstanding level. Premium brands are growing led by Mercedes.
Portuguese Auto Market accelerated in the second quarter thanks to strong sales both in April and May. The market leader, Renault, is running very fast fueled by Clio, Megane and new SUVs line up. Behind remarkable performance fo Fiat and Nissan.
Switzerland Auto Market in May recovers the April fall and keep the annual trend flat from last year. The positive economic tone and growing private consumption should sustain the market across the rest of the year.
Mercedes Global Performance in recent years had been outstanding with an impressive 12.8% GAGR in the last sixth years, almost three-time better than the industry and gaining 4 place in the World's ranking landing in 10th.
Netherlands best selling cars 2016 with all top models losing high volumes. The Volkswagen Golf ook the leadership replacing the Peugeot 308, with a narrow gap over the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo.
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.
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.
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.