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.
Irish cars market in the Q2 confirmed the negative trend, the worse within the EU zone, with sales falling in double-digit, probably influenced by politic instability while economy is still growing fast. Ford is declining.
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.
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.
South Africa Auto Sales were marginally positive in June limiting the first half decline at a mere 1%, while in South African economy entered its second technical recession since 2009. Toyota is shining on top of the list.
Australia Best selling cars ranking in the first five months of the 2017 was again led by the Toyota Hilux, confirming the great score reported last year, ahead of the other pick up, the Ford Ranger, while top sedan are declining.
Mexico best selling cars ranking after the first five months of the 2017 with the Nissan Versa leader again followed by the Nissan Pick up and the Chevrolet Spark. The Ford Figo advanced in 13th place and all Kia models keep gaining terrain.
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.
Thailand vehicles market decelerated in May with a marginal gain and reducing the annual gain at 12 percent, mainly due to the sharp -19% reported by the leader, Toyota. Pushed up by the new Ranger, Ford is shining
Slovenian Autos Market is fast growing again keeping the long wave started in 2012. Year to date May sales were up in double-digit thanks to fast growing EU investments and higher employment level. Volkswagen and Renault fighting for leadership.
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.
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.
Nissan Global Performance in the last 6 years had been great with the achievement of the global fourth place in the 2016, when overtaken Hyundai. The best country is the US that has improved by 8 points the mix.
Thailand best selling cars ranking in the 2017 is dominated by the last generation of the locally made Isuzu D-Max, able to create a wide gap over the former leader, the Toyota Hilux. Third place taken by the other pick-up, the Ford Ranger.
Uruguayan Vehicles Market roared in the first four months of the 2017 exceeding observers expectations. fueled by rising consumer confidence and economic recovery. Chevrolet jumped in first place while Suzuki is struggling.
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.
Australia Best selling cars 2016 was the Toyota Hilux, emerged on top thanks to he last quarter rush, overtaking the traditional leader, the Toyota Corolla and the emerging compact Hyundai i30. Ford Ranger in fourth.