Indonesian Vehicles Sales ended the Q3 with a moderate decline in September and annual gain has been reduced at marginal terms. Consumer confidence is still low albeit Government announcement for an expanding policy. Toyota lost 22% in September.
Japan Auto Market was positive in the Q3 albeit with a slower speed than in the H1. September sales at 519.480 were up 9% with Toyota again in difficulties, ending the Q3 down 14%. Nissan and Subaru shining while Mercedes is the importers leader.
Argentina Auto Sales kept momentum in Q3 running with a plus 30% speed and projecting the year over the 0.9 million. The finally positive economic environment and the first effects of the recently launched new National Automotive Plan sustain a positive outlook.
Pakistani Vehicles Sales ended the Q3 with a +14% in September keeping the outstanding growing pace 15% above the previous year all time record. Honda is booming after the BR-V launch, but Suzuki still dominates quite share over 51%.
Canada Auto Sales in September has taken the pace, up 8% and following the record first half is remaining on track to beat the 2 million annual sales target. Honda consolidates the third place with a shining selling start behind Ford and Toyota.
Bahrain Auto Sales had been almost negative during the Q3 keeping the very negative momentum while Bahrain fiscal and financial position become further more vulnerable and expected fiscal austerity will not help the industry.
Swedish Auto Market ended the Q3 with a moderate September lost and maintain untouched the chances to hit a new record this year fueled by a the economic growth. Volvo improved in double-digit but in September Kia overtook BMW gaining the third step..
Thailand best selling cars ranking in the firs eight months of 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.
World Cars Brand Ranking in the first eight months of the 2017 led by Toyota. The sales acceleration during the Q3 allowed Honda to overtake Nissan in fourth place. Koreans are in free fall due to the sharp lost reported in China. Renault shining.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales boomed 44% in August recovering all the lost cumulate in the previous months with actual year to date figures flat from last year and still in line to hit a new record. The start of New i.phone should boost economy and vehicles demand.
Malaysian Vehicles Market shy in August albeit positive data from the economic indicators. Sales fell 1.4% dragged down by the double-digit lost reported by the leader, Perodua, and others key players like Toyota and Nissan.
Chinese Auto Market up moderately in Q3 while Honda advanced in second place behind Volkswagen. Wuling is struggling hot by the lcvs segment decline and Ford is heavy losing. However, Koreans are in free-fall with Hyundai down 39% and Kia 51%.
Thailand vehicles market kept momentum in Q3 with both July and August in progress following the first half double-digit recovery, while economy defied expectations and picked up steam in Q2. Ford shining thanks to the new Ranger while Toyota goes slow..
In the first eight months of the 2017, Toyota confirmed the global leadership among automotive brands, selling 5.8 million vehicles, improving 4% thanks to the strong performance in Europe and the global success of the C-HR, already ranked as 9th best model.
Australia Best selling cars ranking in the first eight 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.
Irish cars market in August has lost sharply keeping the almost negative trend, on of the worse within the EU zone. Challenging real economy status is reducing the demand for consumers good. Volkswagen is market leader over Toyota.
Myanmar Cars Market started the 2017 below expectations following the huge increase posted last year. Indeed, in the first half of the year, sales have been almost flat, despite the start of local production made by Suzuki and still fast growing economy.
Lao vehicles sales started the 2017 pushing the brake after years of fast growing. However the outlook remain almost positive considering the fast development of the country and the huge investments in place to build new infrastructures in road and railway sectors.
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.
Venezuelan Auto Market in the first four months of 2017 stands on the bottom reached last year, when dropped 75%., while the country slides into chaos, following the decision to redraft the current Constitution.