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.
Spain best selling cars in the first five months of the 2017 benefit from market increase with almost all top models up. The leadership is taken by the Seat Ibiza, followed by the Seat Leon and the Opel Corsa while the new Seat Ateca ranks 17th.
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%.
Opel Global Performance has been negative in the last sixth years with the fail of any ideas to expand distribution outside of Europe, a part some success in Africa. The marriage with PSA is a great deal, for GM.
Spain Car Market in May with sales up in double-digit again. The private and fleet demand is fueled by a strong economic recovery. Seat is back market leader while the position needs to be consolidated as Opel and Volkswagen are near.
Austrian Car Sales in the first quarter 2017 exceeded analyst expectations posting a double-digit increase fueled by strong consumers confidence and GDP acceleration. Hyundai posted an amazing +77% advancing in 4th place.
Austrian Cars Market reported a steady growth during all the 2016, keeping the positive pace started in the previous year. A German feud, the market is dominated by Volkswagen and Skoda models, with the Golf over all.
Cyprus Cars Market in 2016 kept recovering after the crisis with a strong increase over the previous year while still at the half of the record level. Ford market leader, ahead of Nissan and Volkswagen.
Greece best selling cars 2016 dominated by the Toyota Yaris while the Nissan Micra advanced in the third place and a small italian car jumped up 6 spots, landing in 4th. Surprisingly, Volkswagen Golf out of top 10.
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.
Spain best selling cars in the 2016 was again the Seat Leon ahead of the Seat Ibiza. Jumping up sixth spots, the Opel Corsa landed in the third step of the podium while the Hyundai Tucson was the best new entrance of the year.