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Czech Republic Autos sales

Czech Republic. Dacia & Peugeot at best share ever in a market declining 7%

Czech Republic Autos sales are declining 7.2% Year to Date October 2019 following years of strong growth. The market is penalized by a less positive momentum for the national economy. Skoda has further reinforced its dominion on the market thanks to the launch of the new Scala, while Dacia and Peugeot hit record share.

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British Vehicles Market

UK. In the 2019 the market is flat waiting for BREXIT

British Vehicles Market in the 2019 is stable waiting for the effect of BREXIT (if Brexit will be) following two years of decline. Ford leadership is still solid with over 3 points of share over the best follower, despite the current market share at 13% is the lowest since the II World War. Vauxhall is dropped in 4th place.

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Finnish cars market

Finland. 2019 projected at the worst in 4 years despite the final rush

Finnish cars market in the 2019 is falling down after the end of scrap incentive scheme provided by the government in the previous year and the market will score the worst performance in the last four years. Indeed year to date October sales fell down 8.3%. In the last two months the market is recovery, but it is too late.

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Argentina Auto Sales

Argentina. In the 2019 the car market is collapsing at the lowest in 15 years

Argentina Auto Sales in the 2019 is collapsing and the year will fall below the half a million units, the worst performance in the last 15 years. Indeed Year to Date October sales were 408.066, down 43%.. The new President, Alberto Fernandez, just elected at the end of October found a country in the edge of the financial disaster.

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Swedish Auto Market

Sweden. New “green policy” pushed the market down at worst in 5 years

Swedish Auto Market in the 2019 will score the lower level in the last five years despite since September the year-on-year figures are almost positive. Indeed, Year to Date October sales at 277.405 were down 9%. Volkswagen is consolidating the leadership with over 3 point of share ahead of Volvo while Kia, Seat and Tesla are the emerging brands.

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Italian Autos Market

Italy. Fiat keeps losing share in a market stable at 1.9 million

Italian Autos Market keeps the stable trend and is projected to end the 2019 more or less in line with the previous year at 1.9 million. Indeed after 8 weak months, since September year-on-year data a positive and Year to Date October sales are down only 2%. Fiat continues to lose share and actually is at 16% with negative outlook for the next 18 months.

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Spanish autos market

Spain . Despite is recovering, the market will end the 2019 moderately down

Spanish autos market in the 2019 will report a moderate decline ending a series of six consecutive growing years. Indeed sales decline uninterruptedly for the first eight months before starting the recovery in September with year to date October sales at 1.096 million units, down 3.1%. The three top manufacturers control over 60% of the market.

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Brazil Vehicles Market

Brazil. Car market is recovering in double-digit, third year in a string

Brazil Vehicles Market keeps growing in the 2019 and will post the third annual growth in a row achieving near 2.65 million units sold, up over 25% from the 2016 negative peak, while still near 25% far from the 2013 record. Chevrolet, Volkswagen and Fiat on top of the list control 47% of the market, while Renault, Toyota and Hyundai are the emerging brands

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South Africa. The 2019 is near to mark the worst score in the last 9 years

South Africa Auto Sales in the 2019 are disappointing again with year to date October figures at 429.428, down 3.9% projecting the year at near 510.000 units, the worst score in the last nine years. Suzuki and Mahindra are the fastest group brands this year while all the best selling 5 brands are losing sales.

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Belarus. In the first nine months of 2019 sales up 19.8% pulled by Lada & Geely success

Belarus vehicles industry is in great shape and after the previous two years record in the 2019 is fast growing again projecting annual sales first time over the 60.000 units. Indeed in the first nine months of the year, sales improved 19.8% pushed by the outstanding increase of the market leader, Lada and by the Chinese Geely boom.

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Syrian Vehicles Market 

Syria. In the 2019 the market is losing 22%

Syrian Vehicles Market in the 2019 is losing again and Year to date September sales were 6.227, down 22%. The market have lost over 90% of volume in the last 10 years and the poor economic conditions added to the lack ness of paved road infrastructures represent a huge limit to the next year recovery. 

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Nigerian Cars Market

Nigeria. Adverse economic conditions hit the 2019 car market

Nigerian Cars Market in the 2019 is again in a negative mood with year to date sales at 11.600 (-13.6%) following the robust recovery reported in the previous year. The market is not supported by the economic environment, considering Nigeria is hit by the low global crude oil price and the non-oil sector is disappointing.

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Kenyan Vehicles Sales

Kenya. Following a fast start, the market have lost steam during the 2019

Kenyan Vehicles Sales will probably end the 2019 marginally below the previous year despite a start of the year with a Q1 positive in double-digit. However, recent months declined and year to date September figures were up only 1.2% with 9.733 sales. The two best selling brands have a combined share over 60%.

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cambodian auto market

Cambodia. Toyota dominates will the 2019 will the 10th record year in a row

Cambodian Auto market in the 2019 is running for the first time over the 5.000 units and will hit the all time record again, for the 10th year in a row. The economic growth is pulling ahead the consumer demand while initiative to cut grey market are reporting early success. Toyota is on the throne as best selling brand with over one fourth of the market in the hands.

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Iranian vehicles market

Iran. All import cut, high inflation and economic crisis dropped the market down 42%

Iranian vehicles market is collapsing after all imports have been stopped and high inflation and economic crisis dropped down the domestic demand. Following the already sharp -35% reported in the previous year, Year to date September 2019 sales dropped 42% with full year projected at 650.000 units, less than half of 2016 level.

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Turkey. Domestic market is collapsing at the half of best-ever volume

Turkish Auto Market is collapsing after 25th months of consecutive fall and with Year to Date September 2019 sales down 39% following the 35% lost in the 2018. Full year market is projected at half a million units, almost the half of the record volume hit in the 2016. The geopolitical tensions and Turkish lira devaluation risk to prolong the fall across the 2020.

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Iraqi Cars Sales

Iraq. Hyundai & Mitsubishi shine in a market up 47%

Iraqi Cars Sales in 2019 kept wonderful momentum despite a deep fall in September 2019.  Kia held the biggest portion of market, while Hyundai ranks second with YTD sales booming at +140.4% . Toyota stands 3rd.

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Uzbek Vehicles Market

Uzbekistan. Lada booms in a steady growing market

Uzbek Vehicles Market in the 2019 benefit from the cut of import duties applied since January and is reporting the arrival of several new players with year to date sales up 5.4%. The domestic producers, UZ-Daewoo and Chevrolet are losing market share while the fastest growing brand ranks in third place and is the Russian Lada, up 144%.

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Philippines. Nissan hits the best month ever in a recovering market

Philippines Vehicles Market in the 2019 is recovering, following the previous year double digit lost caused by the introduction of a new taxation system, which penalized car passengers towards pickups and vans. Year to date September sales improved 5.3%. Last month Nissan celebrated the new best ever month consolidating the third place.

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Kazakhstan Vehicles Market

Kazakhstan. Lada, Toyota & Hyundai fight for market leadership

Kazakhstan Vehicles Market in the 2019 is keeping the recovery and is running to score the third consecutive growing year. Year to date September sales improved 17.9% at 51.395 units. Lada, Toyota and Hyundai battle for market leadership and together control over 60% of the market. Volkswagen, Skoda & Renault are fast growing.

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