Argentina Auto Sales surprise again in June near doubling volume compared with last year and ending the first half with an astonishing recovery, projecting the year over the 0.9 million units also thanks to expectations related at the One Million Plan.
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.
Japan Auto Market in June kept the momentum with a new double-digit year on year increase keeping advantage from the strong private consumption, record low unemployment levels and boosted consumer confidence. Toyota, Nissan and Subaru shining.
Pakistani Vehicles Sales ended the best first half ever with a flat June performance. Recently released data confirmed economy expanded 5.3% in the FY 2017, ended in June and the next year outlook is quite positive. Honda is booming after the BR-V launch.
Indonesian Vehicles Sales ended the first half with a marginal gain due to the sharp fall reported fr June when market dropped also hit by the increase of ownership tax in the metropolitan area of Jakarta. Market outlook remains positive.
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.
Finnish cars market dropped marginally in the first half of the 2017 albeit strong consumer confidence. Second half outlook is positive and the moderate and stable recover in place since years should continue. Toyota is market leader ahead of Volkswagen.
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.
Myanmar Cars Market started the 2017 below expectations following the huge increase posted last year. Indeed, in the first five months of the year, sales have been almost flat, despite the start of local production made by Suzuki and still fast growing economy.
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.
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.
Vietnamese vehicles market shifted into a lower gear in the second quarter 2017 with both April and May in negative territory following the Q1 record. Year to date figures actually are down 2% with space to recover in the rest of the year..
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.
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
Malaysian Vehicles Market accelerated in May scoring a double-digit performance and reinforcing the year on year gain fueled by improving private consumptions.. In the competitive arena Perodua and Proton are losing terrain while Honda gains.
Chinese Vehicles Market in May reported the second lost in a row with sales down 3% under the effect of tax hike for over 1.6 L displacements. Honda boomed sales 25 percent taking the 4th place while Geely advanced in 7th with sales up 82%.
Paraguayan Vehicles Market started the 2017 in a low tone keeping the disappointing trend shown during the last year, albeit first data from economy are comfortable with GDP up 6.6% in Q1. Vehicles sales were down 7.0%. Kia again market leader.
Canada Auto Sales in the first five months of the 2017 were at record level and on track to beat the 2 million annual sales target. Honda consolidates the third place with a shining selling start behind Ford and Toyota.
Best Selling Cars Models in China in the first five months of the 2017 led by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang with a narrow gap over the Volkswagen Lavida and the Haval H6. Since the start of the year had been launched 24 new vehicles.