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World Car Brands Ranking August 2014. Wuling & Mercedes soared in top 10.

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World Car Brands Ranking August 2014 reports the Top 50 Brands position in the global automotive scenario. Wuling and Mercedes soared in top 10 while Renault and Peugeot slipped out. Chinese Bejing Auto and Baoujon were the fastest brands.

In August 2014 according to data collected by focus2move Research Team in over 110 markets, the total new Light Passengers Vehicles global market was up 1.5% from the previous year with 6.58 million units.

Year to date August global sales have been just over 57 million with an increase of 3.2% from year ago or 1.75 million more than the correspondent month last year.

In August the great fact was the arrival in the top 10 of two new Brands: Wuling and Mercedes, respectively up six and two places from the previous month. On the other side, Renault and Peugeot slipped out the top 10 in August.

Toyota in fist sold 653.462 vehicles with 10% of market share and improving sales only 0.8% from year ago.

Volkswagen in second place sold 497.100 vehicles, down 0.3% compared with last year,  with the share at 7.6% while Ford in third sold 453.332, down 0.3%.

Chevrolet lost another 10.2% in August, however keeping the fourth place with 398.368 sales, just ahead of Hyundai with 385.638 growing 7.6% from same period last year.

Nissan was sixth with 357.963 (+3.3%), ahead of Honda (353.653 units, +2.8%) and Kia (229.303, +4.5%).

An astonishing Wuling jumped in ninth place, six steps ahead from July, posting a robust +18.5% with 134.509 units and share at 2.1%.

Mercedes with 129.924 retails closed the top 10 gaining two places from the previous month. The Premium brand improved volume by 5.9% over the same month last year with share now at 2%.

Renault with 124.396 (-7%) and Peugeot (despite improving volume by 11.3%) with 122.823 units slipped out the top 10 in August and were respectively 12th and 13th.

In the battle among Premiums, BMW lost terrain from the two rivals – Audi and Mercedes – and was 15th, down 1.9% from the correspondent month last year.

The fastest growing brand among the Top 50 was the Chinese Baoujon (39th with 32.022, +321%), followed by Beijing Auto (36th with 34.339 units, +191%), the Iranian Saipa (47th with 24.480, +73.8%) and Jeep (20th with 85.104 units, +48.2%).

Lada in 41st had the worst decrease among top 50 losing 32.1% from year ago.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Aug Rank YTD Brand Aug 2014 Ytd 2014 Aug YoY var. % Share Q1 Share I Half Share Jul Share Aug
1 1 Toyota 653.462 5.514.000 0,8% 9,7% 9,5% 10,4% 10,0%
2 2 Volkswagen 497.100 4.433.043 -0,3% 7,9% 7,8% 7,9% 7,6%
3 3 Ford 453.332 3.867.085 -0,3% 6,4% 6,7% 7,1% 6,9%
4 4 Chevrolet 398.368 3.171.531 -10,2% 5,2% 5,5% 5,7% 6,1%
5 5 Hyundai 385.638 3.153.661 7,6% 5,3% 5,5% 5,7% 5,9%
6 6 Nissan 357.963 3.140.456 3,3% 5,8% 5,6% 5,4% 5,5%
7 7 Honda 353.653 2.789.591 2,8% 4,8% 4,8% 4,9% 5,4%
8 8 Kia 229.303 1.866.400 4,5% 3,1% 3,2% 3,3% 3,5%
9 15 Wuling 134.509 1.111.673 18,5% 2,2% 2,0% 1,8% 2,1%
10 12 Mercedes 129.924 1.148.803 5,9% 2,0% 2,0% 2,1% 2,0%
11 13 Audi 126.941 1.143.883 3,3% 1,9% 2,0% 2,0% 1,9%
12 9 Renault 124.396 1.343.501 -7,0% 2,3% 2,4% 2,4% 1,9%
13 10 Peugeot 122.823 1.236.655 11,3% 2,2% 2,2% 2,3% 1,9%
14 11 Fiat 118.116 1.201.071 -10,2% 2,1% 2,1% 2,2% 1,8%
15 14 BMW 118.105 1.138.358 -1,9% 2,0% 2,0% 1,9% 1,8%
16 16 Suzuki 112.221 1.098.940 -0,1% 2,1% 2,0% 1,8% 1,7%
17 17 Mazda 108.149 902.428 4,3% 1,7% 1,6% 1,6% 1,6%
18 19 Maruti 106.171 830.279 25,7% 1,5% 1,4% 1,4% 1,6%
19 21 Buick 93.837 752.532 -0,1% 1,4% 1,3% 1,2% 1,4%
20 26 Jeep 85.104 583.639 48,2% 0,9% 1,0% 1,1% 1,3%
21 20 ChangAn 77.652 772.316 14,1% 1,5% 1,4% 1,0% 1,2%
22 22 Mitsubishi 76.566 717.304 -3,2% 1,3% 1,3% 1,2% 1,2%
23 18 Citroen 74.769 849.987 -1,0% 1,6% 1,6% 1,4% 1,1%
24 27 Subaru 73.998 558.685 11,4% 1,0% 0,9% 1,1% 1,1%
25 24 Skoda 72.307 683.154 20,0% 1,2% 1,2% 1,3% 1,1%
26 29 Dodge 60.649 487.117 -6,0% 0,8% 0,9% 0,8% 0,9%
27 30 GMC 57.884 399.425 10,3% 0,6% 0,7% 0,8% 0,9%
28 23 Opel 56.952 705.289 -3,0% 1,3% 1,3% 1,2% 0,9%
29 31 Ram 55.034 362.771 35,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7% 0,8%
30 28 Dongfeng 48.776 490.189 -4,4% 1,0% 0,9% 0,6% 0,7%
31 25 Daihatsu 46.430 601.893 -14,3% 1,3% 1,1% 1,0% 0,7%
32 33 Lexus 45.654 320.881 6,2% 0,5% 0,5% 0,6% 0,7%
33 35 Chery 44.529 300.550 23,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,7%
34 39 Chrysler 38.964 270.177 0,8% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,6%
35 45 Tata 35.549 244.640 -7,6% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5%
36 48 Beijing Auto (BAIC) 34.339 216.208 190,9% 0,4% 0,4% 0,2% 0,5%
37 36 Geely 33.941 291.068 7,7% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,5%
38 47 Haval (Great Wall) 32.788 235.204 27,1% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5%
39 64 Baojun 32.022 114.724 321,0% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2% 0,5%
40 32 Dacia 31.271 329.212 5,0% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,5%
41 38 Lada 30.830 283.020 -32,1% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
42 40 BYD 30.749 266.889 -14,8% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,5%
43 46 Isuzu 28.755 243.169 -0,6% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
44 44 Mahindra 25.674 245.175 -12,4% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
45 43 Land Rover 25.490 250.527 1,8% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4%
46 60 Lifan 24.961 128.649 39,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,4%
47 53 Saipa 24.480 183.684 73,8% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4%
48 49 Jac 24.340 210.231 10,7% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
49 41 Seat 24.160 260.029 3,1% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4%
50 52 Jinbei 24.068 202.899 -14,2% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4%

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