• Japan Auto Market

    Japan January. Sales down 3.5% with clouds on the horizon

    Japan Auto Market started slow the 2017 with car sales in January down 3.5% at 330.000 units. Following a quite long positive track, in the 2018 the market has clouds over the next future. Toyota has lost 7.5% with share down at 28.7%.

  • Myanmar Cars Market

    Myanmar 2017. Sales up well below expectations

    Myanmar Cars Market in the 2017 kept momentum with a steady growth, following the huge increase posted in the previous year. Toyota is market leader ahead of Suzuki and Ford. No effects from new limits to pre-owned vehicles import.

  • Lithuania cars market

    Lithuania 2017. Market boomed 36%

    Lithuania cars market boomed in the 2017 improving 36.6% from the previous year sustained by the economic solid expansion and hitting the best in this decade. Market leader was again Fiat with 23% of market share.

  • San Marino Auto sales

    San Marino 2017. Volkswagen leader in a market up 16%

    San Marino Auto sales in 2017 scored a +16.0% from the previous year, hitting the best performance out of the last 5 years. Volkswagen confirmed the leadership for the fourth year in a string while Fiat advanced in second place.

  • Puerto Rico Vehicle Market

    Puerto Rico 2017. Customers dislike american models

    Puerto Rico Vehicle Market in the 2017 was hit by the devastating hurricanes Maria and Irma effects and by the weak US investment in the emergency disaster funds. Toyota is near 30% of market share and customers dislike American products.

  • Cambodian vehicles market

    Cambodia 2017. High duties blocked new vehicles sales

    Cambodian vehicles market is full of contradictions and the increase of duties over new vehicles registrations generated a relevant flow of grey market for near zero kilometers cars while the official market growth was blocked. Full Year 2017 official sales declined 0.8%

  • belgium-auto-sales

    Belgium January. Volkswagen takes the leadership back

    Belgium Auto Sales fast started the 2018 with January up 10%. Volkswagen recovered the leadership with a narrow margin over BMW and Peugeot. The 2018 outlook is positive, despite the end of Green Incentives, due to strong business and consumer confidence.

  • World Best Selling SUV

    World Best Selling SUV. Nissan X-Trail is not the leader

    World Best Selling SUV ranking in the 2017 with the Toyota RAV4, the car that in 1994 started the era of this kind of vehicles, back on top of the list, overtaking the former leader, the Honda CR-V. Nissan place three SUVs in the top ten.

  • German Cars

    Germany January. Auto market fast started 2018

    German Cars Market  fast started the 2018 growing 11% in January underpinned by a buoyant labor market with strong employment and wage growth. Volkswagen was back over 20% of market share but the fastest brand have been Kia and Toyota.

  • Russian Autos Market

    Russia January. Sales boomed 34%

    Russian Autos Market fast started the 2018 with January up 34% after the already positive 2017. Lada led with over 20% of market share ahead of Kia and Hyundai. Subaru, Mitsubishi and Renault the fastest. Lada Vesta is the best seller, while the Kia Sportage jumps in top 10.

  • Italian Autos Market

    Italy January. Jeep boomed and PSA steps ahead

    Italian Autos Market up 4.4% in January keeping the momentum. Jeep boomed 108%, gaining 7 spots from 2017 and landing on top of premium segment. Peugeot and Citroen shine gaining respectively the third and the sixth place. Ford Fiesta was third.

  • USA Vehicles Sales

    USA January. Toyota shines in a market moderately positive

    USA Vehicles Sales started the 2018 with 1.2% growth in January, despite Ford dropped 5.2%. Amazing score by Toyota, reducing the gap to the leader. Nissan Rogue advanced in the third step of the podium, best ranking ever, overtaking the Ram pick up.

  • World Best Selling Pick up

    World Best Selling Pick-up. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2017 led by a record Ford F-Series, first time over the 1 million units. Globally pick up sales excited the 6 million units, first time ever, representing 48% of LCVs segment. USA, China and Canada are the biggest markets.

  • British Vehicles Market

    UK January. Ford weeps in a market down 6%

    British Vehicles Market started the 2018 in line with the previous trend, losing 6.3%, dragged down by top brands, all in negative shape. Ford lost in double-digit but the worse among top 10 was Nissan, down 30%. New Ford Fiesta is leader but with low tone.

  • Spanish autos market

    Spain January. Sales boomed 20% with Volkswagen on top

    Spanish autos market started the new year with a roaring performance, albeit coming from the best annual performance in the decade. Volkswagen jumped on top of the list while the last year leader, Renault, was 6th. Audi joins the Top 10 club.

  • Portugal Best Selling Cars

    Portugal Best Selling Cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Portugal Best Selling Cars in the 2017 with the strong leadership of Renault Clio untouched. The last generation of Nissan Qashqai and Citroen C3 have escalated the ranking landing respectively in fourt and seventh places.

  • World Best Selling Compact Cars

    World Best Selling Compact Cars. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Compact Cars segment in the 2017 achieved 25.9 million vehicles, the 43% of total car passenger's sold in the World. As usual the leader was the Toyota Corolla, over the Volkswagen Golf and, new in the podium, the Honda Civic.

  • World Best Selling Coupe

    World Best Selling Coupe. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Coupe in the 2017 reported in decline 2.0% All top models are losing compared with the previous year, including the leader, the iconic Ford Mustang . The electric Tesla Model X ranks 5th, up 5 spots.

  • South Africa best selling cars

    South Africa best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    South Africa best selling cars ranking in the 2017 has a clear leader, the Volkswagen Polo, while Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger fight for second place and leadership among pick ups. Last generation of Toyota Fortuner in top 10.

  • Asean best selling Cars

    ASEAN best selling cars 2017. The top 50

    Asean best selling cars ranking in the 2017 led by the Toyota Hilux albeit losing terrain. The second, the Isuzu D-Max, reduced by half the gap and can attack the leadership in the 2018. The best car passenger was the Toyota Avanza. Top 50 models inside!

  • Kazakhstan Vehicles Market

    Kazakhstan 2017. Auto sales recovered a little 5%

    Kazakhstan Vehicles Market in the 2017 recovered just 5% after the over 50% fall reported in the previous year. Toyota is market leader while the new brand Ravon grew up in third place. Renault and Kia are struggling.

  • Bosnian vehicles market

    Bosnia 2017. Ford the fastest in a market up 21%

    Bosnian vehicles market kept the recovering during the entire 2017 ending with 10.803 sales, up 21.8%. The industry is fueled by positive economic trend. Volkswagen fights with Skoda for the leadership, but the star of the year is Ford, up 283%.

  • Paraguayan Vehicles Market

    Paraguay 2017. Chevrolet roars in a market up 33%

    Paraguayan Vehicles Market recovered 33.9% in the 2017 after the previous years fall, sustained by private consumptions and new fixed investment wave. Kia is market leader despite losing five points of market share, while Chevrolet boomed in second place.

  • European Car Market

    Europe 2017. Car Market up 3.9% at 17.6 million

    European Car Market in 2017 posted the fourth increase in a row hitting 17.6 million units (including LCVs), up 3.9%, fueled by multi-year high economic sentiment. In this report all European markets figures and last sixth years trend and performance.

  • World Best Selling Executive Cars

    World Best Selling Executive Cars. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Executive Cars in the 2017 grew 7.6% at 3.0 million units. On top of the list the archrival Mercedes E Class and BMW 5 Series with a wide gap of the Audi A6, penalized by the age of current model. Tesla Model S ranked in 10th place.

  • Bulgarian vehicles sales

    Bulgaria 2017. Kia shines in a market up 19%

    Bulgarian vehicles sales ended the 2017 with a strong performance, up 19.8% from the previous year, thanks to the positive economic environment. Dacia is market leader but Koreans are gaining spaces, with Kia star of the year, up 123%.

  • Vietnamese vehicles market

    Vietnam 2017. Vehicles sales 12% after years of records

    Vietnamese vehicles market in 2017 declined 12.6% after a series of 6 all time record in a row, maintaining untouched the high potential. Toyota gained 4% reinforcing the leadership in the market  ahead of Kia and Ford. Toyota Vios was the best-selling car.

  • Singapore Car market

    Singapore 2017. Kia shining in a flat market

    Singapore Car market in the 2017 was stable at the high level hit in the previous year, with near 110.000 vehicles sold, almost three-time more than in the 2013. Toyota overtook Honda on top of car passenger's ranking, but just for peanuts.

  • Cyprus Auto Market

    Cyprus 2017. Auto market keeps momentum

    Cyprus Auto Market in the 2017 has maintained the momentum following the last three years growth while the country puts its economic crisis firmly behind it. Ford is market leader ahead of Toyota and Nissan

  • Iranian vehicles market

    Iran 2017. Peugeot leader in a market up 15%

    Iranian vehicles market in the 2017 reported an almost positive performance albeit the slow start of the year, fueled by a rocketing economy. The market is now the most important in the World for Peugeot, leader with over 28.8% of market share.

  • New Caledonian Cars Market

    New Caledonia 2017. Ford was the leader in a flat market

    New Caledonian Cars Market improved a little in the 2017 breaking the negative trend started in the 2013. The top seller was again Ford but the competitive landscape has not a clear leader, with several brand at the same level of sales.

  • mexico-best-selling-cars

    Mexico best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Mexico best selling cars ranking in the 2017 with the Nissan Versa leader again followed by the Nissan Pick up and the Chevrolet Spark. The Kia Rio advanced first time in top 10 for a Kia model, just behind the new entrance, Chevrolet Beat.

  • Thailand best selling cars

    Thailand best selling cars ranking in 2017

    Thailand best selling cars ranking in 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.

  • Australia Best selling cars

    Australia Best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Australia Best selling cars ranking in 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. The best sedan was the Toyota Corolla, only third.

  • Tunisian Vehicles Sales

    Tunisia 2017. Isuzu leader in a positive market

    Tunisian Vehicles Sales in the 2017 increased for the third year on a row hitting the new record at 63.678 units, up 5.2%. Light commercial segment is pulling the market up and Isuzu has taken the leadership ahead of Citroen and Renault.

  • World Best Selling MPV

    World Best Selling MPV. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling MPV ranking in the 2017 was dominated by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang with a wide gap over all other models. The segment is declining and have lost 6.5% from the previous year. No European models within the Top 10.

  • World Best Selling Mid Size Cars

    World Best Selling Mid Size Cars. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Mid Size Cars in the 2017 grew 2.7% at 17.6 million units. On top of the list the archrival Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, both just renovated with the launch of the new generation. China counts 41% of global sales for this segment.

  • Egyptian Vehicle Market

    Egypt 2017. Auto market fell 36%

    Egyptian Vehicle Market in 2017 fell down ruinously hit by inflation, huge price increase, fuel increase and higher taxes and duties. The market lost 36%, at lowest in this decade. Chevrolet is the leader with 21% of share, thanks to the dominion in commercial segment.

  • Bahrain Auto Sales

    Bahrain 2017. Toyota dominates in the crisis

    Bahrain Auto Sales in 2017 have lost 23.2% despite the final year recovery. Consumer demand continue to be penalized by austerity measures and the non-oil sector growth has not balanced the lost in the oil sector. Toyota dominates.

  • Serbia Car sales

    Serbia 2017. Car sales up for the third year in a row

    Serbia Car sales kept the momentum in the 2017 increasing 9.7% despite weaker than expected private consumption and small increase in labor market figures. On top of the ranking, the local producer Fiat with a safe margin over Skoda and Volkswagen.

  • Lebanese Cars Market

    Lebanon 2017. LCVs support market growth

    Lebanese Cars Market in 2017 was almost positive fueled by strong demand on light commercial vehicles, albeit the country is again inside a full of risks politic crisis, after Prime Minister Hariri resignation. The market is dominated by Koreans Kia and Hyundai and by Toyota.

  • Algerian Vehicles Sales

    Algeria 2017. In four years the market dropped over 75%

    Algerian Vehicles Sales kept falling in the 2017, the fourth year in a row, having lost over 75% of volume since the 2013 record. The reduction of over 50% of licences to import has not been balanced by growth of local production.

  • Oman Auto market

    Oman 2017. Nissan shines in a market down 6%

    Oman Auto market lost 6.6% in the 2017, the third lost in a row, with the lowest lost within the GCC area. Fear for VAT introduction pushed up market, before implementation was postponed at 2019, for technical reasons. Nissan shines in second place.

  • Qatari new vehicles

    Qatar 2017. Auto market has lost the half in three years

    Qatari new vehicles in 2017 reported a huge -25.6%, the worse performance within GCC area, down near 50% from the 2014 record. While the economy was recovering the Saudi-led boycott, after accuse of terrorism have reduced tourism and disrupted import.

  • Kuwaiti Vehicles Market

    Kuwait 2017. Auto sales at third consecutive decline

    Kuwaiti Vehicles Market in 2017 lost for the third year in a string suffering for low oil production and politically instability. The lost of 7.8% was marginally mitigated by year-end rush, before VAT introduction. Toyota is market leader ahead of Mitsubishi and Nissan.

  • world-best-selling-small-cars

    World Best Selling Small Cars. The top in the 2017

    World Best Selling Small Cars in 2017 dominated by the Volkswagen Polo. albeit losing terrain. In second place the Toyota Yaris, despite is the oldest among top sellers. The raising stars are the Citroen C3 in 10th, up 9 spots and Chinese Baojun 310, 14th.

  • World Best Selling City Cars

    World Best Selling City Cars. The Top in the 2017

    World Best Selling City Cars in the 2017 with a new leader, the Japanese key-car Daihatsu Move ahead of the Indian Maruti Alto and the italian Fiat 500. However this last model is the only real global city car, sold in over 130 countries.

  • Ireland Best Selling Cars

    Ireland Best Selling Cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Ireland Best Selling Cars 2017 with the Hyundai Tucson, on top for the second consecutive year. Just two models gained volume among the top 10, the Kia Sportage in 7th and the Volkswagen Tiguan, the hero of the year, up 18 spots.

  • France best selling cars

    France best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    France best selling cars dominated for the 7th consecutive year by the Renault Clio, winner 19th years out of the last 26. The star of the year was the new Peugeot 3008, landed in third with the new record volume for a SUV. Top foreign model the Polo, 14th.

  • Kenyan Vehicles Sales

    Kenya 2017. Toyota gained in a market falling 20%

    Kenyan Vehicles Sales in the 2017 fell near 20% hit by political crisis and deterioration of economic activity. The market has lost near 40% in two years. Isuzu is leader, thanks to the domination in the HCV segment, followed by Toyota, leader in light vehicles.

  • Philippines Vehicles Market 2017

    Philippines 2017. Vehicles market hit the 5th record in a row

    Philippines Vehicles Market in the 2017 hit the fifth all time record in a row, just before the Tax Reform, which has introduced higher duties on vehicles and fuel. The market grew near 500.000 units with Toyota leader ahead of Mitsubishi and Hyundai.

  • Europe best selling cars

    Europe best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Europe best selling cars ranking in the 2017 dominated by the Volkswagen Golf, albeit declining in volume, ahead of the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo. The Volkswagen Tiguan is the new star advancing in 7th place, up 7 spots.

  • Argentina Best Selling Cars

    Argentina Best Selling Cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Argentina Best Selling Cars ranking in the  2017 revolutionized with five new models within the Top 10 list. A new leader on top of the market, the recently renovated Volkswagen Gol ahead of the last generation of Renault Sandero.

  • Taiwan Best Selling Cars

    Taiwan best selling cars. The top 50 in the 2017

    Taiwan Best Selling Cars ranking in the 2017 was dominated by the Toyota Corolla, confirming the leadership ahead of the Toyota Rav4. New models landed immediately behind with the Toyota Sienta in third place and the Honda HR-V in fifth.

  • Turkey best selling cars

    Turkey best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Turkey best selling cars ranking in the 2017 presents several changes. The leadership is solid in the hands of the Fiat Aegea, while the last generation of the Renault Megane is a great success also thanks to the launch of the sedan version.

  • Italian best selling cars

    Italian Best Selling Cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Italian best selling cars in the 2017 dominated by the Fiat Panda with a wide gap over the Lancia Ypsilon and the Fiat Tipo. The leader among imported vehicles was the Renault Clio ahead of a raising star, the last generation of Citroen C3.

  • Thailand vehicles market 2017

    Thailand 2017. Toyota down in a market recovering 13%

    Thailand vehicles market in 2017 started to recovered having bottomed down the long crisis. Sales improved 13.4% despite the leader, Toyota has lost. Several brands reported substantial performance, including the Europeans Volvo and Volkswagen.

  • Malaysian Vehicles Market

    Malaysia 2017. Honda & BMW shine in a shy market

    Malaysian Vehicles Market in 2017 moderately declined, for the second consecutive year, with domestic brands still losing terrain and Japanese gaining. Perodua still market leader while the stars of the year had been Honda and BMW.

  • Canada best selling cars

    Canada best selling cars 2017. The top 100

    Canada best selling cars ranking in the 2017 with the Ford F-Series king of the market followed by the Ram Pick up and the Honda Civic, third and best car passengers. The fastest model was the Mercedes GLC

  • Croatian Auto market

    Croatia 2017. Auto sales roars 18% up

    Croatian Auto market is booming fueled by buoyant private consumption. In the 2017 sales improved 18.3% Volkswagen is market leader ahead of Skoda and Opel while the Skoda Octavia has taken the leadership ahead of Clio and Focus.

  • Chilean Vehicles Market 2017

    Chile 2017. Auto sale at second best result ever

    Chilean Vehicles Market fast moved up in the 2017 improving sales by 17.9% and hitting the second best results ever. Strong economic momentum and higher copper price are sustaining consumers confidence and demand. Chery, Jac and Volkswagen shining.

  • Netherlands best selling cars

    Netherlands best selling cars 2017. The top 100

    Netherlands best selling cars ranking in the 2017 unchanged the leader, thanks to the Renault Clio performance, with two Volkswagen advancing in the other steps of the podium, the Up! and the Golf. Fast movers was the Opel Karl, 4th, up 7 spots.

  • Denmark best selling cars

    Denmark best selling cars 2017. The top 100

    Denmark Best Selling Cars in the 2017 still lead by the Peugeot 208 ahead of the last generation Nissan Qashqai, up 7 spots, and the Volkswagen Up!. Volkswagen holds 4 models out of top 10 while Peugeot 3008 was the best new entrance.

  • India best selling cars

    India best selling cars 2017.

    India best selling cars ranking in the 2017 still dominated by Maruti while new models are gaining space in the Top 100 ranking reported. The new Maruti Swift and Baleno advanced in second and third place while the Vitara Breeze landed in seventh.

  • Germany best selling cars

    Germany best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

    Germany best selling cars ranking in the 2017 was dominated for the 42nd year in a row by the Volkswagen Golf, despite losing in double-digit. The last generation Tiguan advanced in second place while Audi Q2 was the best new entrance.

  • Switzerland Auto Market

    Switzerland 2017. Fiat & Seat shine in a flat market

    Switzerland Auto Market slipped 1.1% in the 2017 confirming the quite stable trend year after year. On top of the list, four German brand, with Volkswagen leader albeit losing in double-digit. Top selling model the Skoda Octavia.

  • Greek Cars Market

    Greece 2017. Market recovered 11% pulled by positive economy

    Greek Cars Market kept recovery in the 2017 with sales up 11%, at highest level since 2010, thanks to significant recovery in the economic field and a more relaxed relation with creditors. Toyota is market leader, followed by Nissan and Volkswagen.

  • Syrian Auto Sales

    Syria 2017. Auto market down 90% since 2011

    Syrian Auto Sales kept falling in the 2017 with the majority of car manufacturers having given up in the vehicles distributions leaving the market at the Koreans, basically the only still active in the market. Actual market is 90% down from 2011.

  • Emirates Automotive Market

    UAE 2017. Albeit December rush, annual sales declined 11%

    Emirates Automotive Market in 2017 has lost 11.3% reducing the annual lost in the Q4 when consumers have anticipated purchases, before VAT 5% introduction in January. Perspectives for the 2018 are still negative despite the strong growth of non-oil sector.

  • Jordanian Auto Sales

    Jordan 2017. Top 3 Brands holds 70% of market share

    Jordanian Auto Sales ended the 2017 with a little 0.8% progress over the previous year thanks to the strong acceleration reported in the Q4. Three brands holds 70% of market share. HOwever while Kia in second boosted 30%, Toyota in third heavily lost.

  • Yemeni Cars Market

    Yemen 2017. Toyota at 78% market share

    Yemeni Cars Market recovered in the 2017, when Toyota has registered a bulk of vehicles, with the effect to end the year up 30.2% from the previous year. However the civil war has continued to intensify after reaching the 1000-day mark.

  • Ukrainian Cars market

    Ukraine 2017. Renault shines on top of a rocketing market

    Ukrainian Cars market in the 2017 consolidated the recovery with an impressive growth performance albeit economic recovery has gradually lost steam. Renault improved 59% consolidating the leadership ahead of Toyota and Volkswagen.

  • Estonian Cars Market

    Estonia 2017. Auto sales up in double digit

    Estonian Cars Market in the 2017 kept momentum with a double-digit performance, pulled ahead by a solid economic growth and high private consumption. Toyota confirmed the leadership in the market for the third year in a row, ahead of Skoda.

  • Mexico Vehicles Market 2017

    Mexico 2017. Auto sales down 1%, but the outlook is negative

    Mexico Vehicles Market 2017 have lost 1% having shifted in negative territory since July. Top Brands are losing terrain while recently landed have taken space, with Kia, Hyundai, Suzuki and Mercedes as the fastest growing. 2018 Outlook is negative.

  • Turkish Vehicles Sales 2017

    Turkey 2017. New record vanished in the Q4

    Turkish Vehicles Sales fell 2.8% in the 2017 due to the Q4 brake missing again the milestone of 1 million units. Renault dominates the ranking both as single brand and group, posting the Megane as second best selling model. Honda, up 28.9%, the fastest growing brand

  • Taiwanese Vehicles Sales

    Taiwan 2017. Again a record sales for the automotive industry

    Taiwanese Vehicles Sales in 2017 hit the second all time record in a row, while with a narrow gain from the previous year. The consumer demand is still strong and sustained by rolling economy. Toyota is market leader with 25% share and the top 3 models.

  • Irish cars market

    Ireland 2017. Auto market down 10%

    Irish cars market fell down 10.4% in the 2017 with consumer confidence hit by EC focus on reducing the fiscal impact of internet company based in the country and government is negotiating for BREXIT effects. While losing 10% Volkswagen was market leader.

DAILY REPORTS on 140 Markets and 40 Brands

  • Honduras Vehicles Market

    Honduras Vehicles Market in the 2017 was almost positive with sales up 19%, recovering the previous year fall. Sales were driven by Nissan, which boosted sales taking the leadership over Toyota. Outlook is positive.

  • Panama vehicles sales

    Panama vehicles sales in the 2017 have lost in double-digit, first time in five years, hit by the increase of local registration duties and by a slower economy. Expectation for the second half are more optimistic as economy is accelerating.

  • Ivory Coast Car Market

    Ivory Coast Car Market in 2017 kept momentum improving near 9% with the country among the fastest growing in Africa with GDP up 8%. While the market leader Toyota has lost sales for the second year, Renault jumped in second place.

  • Japan Auto Market

    Japan Auto Market started slow the 2017 with car sales in January down 3.5% at 330.000 units. Following a quite long positive track, in the 2018 the market has clouds over the next future. Toyota has lost 7.5% with share down at 28.7%.

  • Martinique autos market

    Martinique autos market in the 2017 hit the new all time record sustained by strong private and fleet demand. Sales improved only 2.7%, after the boom reported in the previous year. Peugeot market leader ahead of Renault and Dacia.

  • Myanmar Cars Market

    Myanmar Cars Market in the 2017 kept momentum with a steady growth, following the huge increase posted in the previous year. Toyota is market leader ahead of Suzuki and Ford. No effects from new limits to pre-owned vehicles import.

  • Lithuania cars market

    Lithuania cars market boomed in the 2017 improving 36.6% from the previous year sustained by the economic solid expansion and hitting the best in this decade. Market leader was again Fiat with 23% of market share.

  • San Marino Auto sales

    San Marino Auto sales in 2017 scored a +16.0% from the previous year, hitting the best performance out of the last 5 years. Volkswagen confirmed the leadership for the fourth year in a string while Fiat advanced in second place.

  • Latvia Cars Sales

    Latvia Cars Sales slipped down in the 2017 after 5 consecutive growing years. The domestic demand was blocked by new regulation on the sector, established in order to reduce the grey market, flourished to avoid high local taxation.

  • Puerto Rico Vehicle Market

    Puerto Rico Vehicle Market in the 2017 was hit by the devastating hurricanes Maria and Irma effects and by the weak US investment in the emergency disaster funds. Toyota is near 30% of market share and customers dislike American products.

  • Brunei Vehicle Market

    Brunei Vehicle Market in the 2017 has lost for the fourth year in a string losing 6.5%. The negative economic trend and the lower consumer spending both in private and public sectors keep to hit the automotive sector. 

  • Cambodian vehicles market

    Cambodian vehicles market is full of contradictions and the increase of duties over new vehicles registrations generated a relevant flow of grey market for near zero kilometers cars while the official market growth was blocked. Full Year 2017 official sales declined 0.8%

  • belgium-auto-sales

    Belgium Auto Sales fast started the 2018 with January up 10%. Volkswagen recovered the leadership with a narrow margin over BMW and Peugeot. The 2018 outlook is positive, despite the end of Green Incentives, due to strong business and consumer confidence.

  • World Best Selling SUV

    World Best Selling SUV ranking in the 2017 with the Toyota RAV4, the car that in 1994 started the era of this kind of vehicles, back on top of the list, overtaking the former leader, the Honda CR-V. Nissan place three SUVs in the top ten.

  • Austrian Car Sales

    Austrian Car Sales started the 2018 with an encouraging +8.4% following the quite positive previous year. The demand is sustained by strong private consumption and tightening labor market. Seat jumped up 6 steps, landing in third place.

  • German Cars

    German Cars Market  fast started the 2018 growing 11% in January underpinned by a buoyant labor market with strong employment and wage growth. Volkswagen was back over 20% of market share but the fastest brand have been Kia and Toyota.

  • Turkmenistan Vehicles Market

    Turkmenistan Vehicles Market doubled volumes in the 2017. However, the main facts are the ban to coloured cars from the capital, Ashgabat, the all-white city, decided by the Government. In addition, women are banned to drive causing too car accident!

  • Argentina Auto Sales

    Argentina Auto Sales in the 2018 is expected to hit for the first time the milestone of 1 million units. Indeed, the start is in line, with January up a robust  24.9%. Renault takes the leadership overtaking Volkswagen, while the Chevrolet Onix is the best model.

  • French vehicle market

    French vehicle market started the 2018 moderately, with January up 2.5%. Peugeot improved in double-digit gaining the leadership over Renault. The new C3 Aircross is already in 11th place, while P.S.A. places 5 models out of top sixth.

  • Turkish Auto Market

    Turkish Autos Market started flat the 2018 with the podium confirmed for Renault, Fiat and Volkswagen. However, the start was impressive for Mercedes (+98%) and Skoda (+68%). The Honda Civic gained the third step of the podium

  • Russian Autos Market

    Russian Autos Market fast started the 2018 with January up 34% after the already positive 2017. Lada led with over 20% of market share ahead of Kia and Hyundai. Subaru, Mitsubishi and Renault the fastest. Lada Vesta is the best seller, while the Kia Sportage jumps in top 10.

  • Brazil Vehicles Market

    Brazil Vehicles Market started the 2018 with a roaring January, up 23%, with all top brands gaining in double-digit. Chevrolet consolidated the leadership growing share close to 20%, but the fastest starter was Volkswagen. The new Renault Clio landed in 2nd place.

  • Italian Autos Market

    Italian Autos Market up 4.4% in January keeping the momentum. Jeep boomed 108%, gaining 7 spots from 2017 and landing on top of premium segment. Peugeot and Citroen shine gaining respectively the third and the sixth place. Ford Fiesta was third.

  • South Africa Auto Sales

    South Africa Auto Sales started the 2018 well below expectations, losing a sharp 9% in January. Behind the leader Toyota, Volkswagen, Mercedes and Ford reported heavy lost while Suzuki and Isuzu shine.

  • Indian Autos Market

    Indian Autos Market started the 2018 with a positive +7.3%. Fueled by the fastest economic growth among the G20 countries, this year the market is projected to overtake the German, becoming the third largest in the World. Tata started up 55%.

  • USA Vehicles Sales

    USA Vehicles Sales started the 2018 with 1.2% growth in January, despite Ford dropped 5.2%. Amazing score by Toyota, reducing the gap to the leader. Nissan Rogue advanced in the third step of the podium, best ranking ever, overtaking the Ram pick up.

  • World Best Selling Pick up

    World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2017 led by a record Ford F-Series, first time over the 1 million units. Globally pick up sales excited the 6 million units, first time ever, representing 48% of LCVs segment. USA, China and Canada are the biggest markets.

  • British Vehicles Market

    British Vehicles Market started the 2018 in line with the previous trend, losing 6.3%, dragged down by top brands, all in negative shape. Ford lost in double-digit but the worse among top 10 was Nissan, down 30%. New Ford Fiesta is leader but with low tone.

  • Spanish autos market

    Spanish autos market started the new year with a roaring performance, albeit coming from the best annual performance in the decade. Volkswagen jumped on top of the list while the last year leader, Renault, was 6th. Audi joins the Top 10 club.

  • Israel best selling cars

    Israel best selling cars in the 2017 with the new Hyundai Ioniq up in 6th place, best place ever worldwide, thanks to the new green policy recently adopted by the country. Kia Picanto has taken the leadership ahead of the former leader, the Kia Sportage..

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Germany January. Auto market fast started 2018

German Cars Market  fast started the 2018 growing 11% in January underpinned by a buoyant labor market with strong employment and wage growth. Volkswagen was back over 20% of market share but the fastest brand have been Kia and Toyota.

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Italy January. Jeep boomed and PSA steps ahead

Italian Autos Market up 4.4% in January keeping the momentum. Jeep boomed 108%, gaining 7 spots from 2017 and landing on top of premium segment. Peugeot and Citroen shine gaining respectively the third and the sixth place. Ford Fiesta was third.

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Saudi Arabia 2017. Auto market at lowest level in this decade

Saudi Arabia Auto Market in 2017 fell 23% hit by first recession since 1999, due to reduced oil output in compliance with OPEC’s agreement and reduced government support. This albeit December was pushed up by sales anticipating VAT introduction.

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Iran 2017. Peugeot leader in a market up 15%

Iranian vehicles market in the 2017 reported an almost positive performance albeit the slow start of the year, fueled by a rocketing economy. The market is now the most important in the World for Peugeot, leader with over 28.8% of market share.

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UAE 2017. Albeit December rush, annual sales declined 11%

Emirates Automotive Market in 2017 has lost 11.3% reducing the annual lost in the Q4 when consumers have anticipated purchases, before VAT 5% introduction in January. Perspectives for the 2018 are still negative despite the strong growth of non-oil sector.

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ASEAN best selling cars 2017. The top 50

Asean best selling cars ranking in the 2017 led by the Toyota Hilux albeit losing terrain. The second, the Isuzu D-Max, reduced by half the gap and can attack the leadership in the 2018. The best car passenger was the Toyota Avanza. Top 50 models inside!

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Denmark Car Market Insights 2010 -2025 features historical data and insights plus professional forecast on new vehicles sales by type, manufacturer, brand and model providing an easy-to-use picture of current and future competitive landscape.

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UK January. Ford weeps in a market down 6%

British Vehicles Market started the 2018 in line with the previous trend, losing 6.3%, dragged down by top brands, all in negative shape. Ford lost in double-digit but the worse among top 10 was Nissan, down 30%. New Ford Fiesta is leader but with low tone.

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Bulgaria 2017. Kia shines in a market up 19%

Bulgarian vehicles sales ended the 2017 with a strong performance, up 19.8% from the previous year, thanks to the positive economic environment. Dacia is market leader but Koreans are gaining spaces, with Kia star of the year, up 123%.

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Philippines 2017. Vehicles market hit the 5th record in a row

Philippines Vehicles Market in the 2017 hit the fifth all time record in a row, just before the Tax Reform, which has introduced higher duties on vehicles and fuel. The market grew near 500.000 units with Toyota leader ahead of Mitsubishi and Hyundai.

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Egypt 2017. Auto market fell 36%

Egyptian Vehicle Market in 2017 fell down ruinously hit by inflation, huge price increase, fuel increase and higher taxes and duties. The market lost 36%, at lowest in this decade. Chevrolet is the leader with 21% of share, thanks to the dominion in commercial segment.

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India January. Tata shines in a market up 7.3%

Indian Autos Market started the 2018 with a positive +7.3%. Fueled by the fastest economic growth among the G20 countries, this year the market is projected to overtake the German, becoming the third largest in the World. Tata started up 55%.