Jeep Global performance in the 2018 is outstanding with first half up 18% despite the sharp fall in China. The brand is fast growing almost in all continents, thanks to the last generation Wrangler and the new distribution network.
Fiat Global performance is one of the worst globally and the over 25% sales fall reported in the period 2010-2017 is now followed by an additional lost of 6.7% in the first half 2018. Lack-ness of products strategy, alternative fuel vehicles and SUVs the reasons.
Mazda Global performance in the 2018 is almost positive with Year to date May score up 8.8% and several markets up in double.digit. USA is now the largest market counting more than China and Japan.
BMW Global performance in the 2018 is marginally negative after 8 years of consecutive records. Top markets are stable while fast growing are Denmark, Romania and Turkey. Low performance reported for Taiwan, Ireland and Norway.
Peugeot Global performance in the 2018 is up 3.5% and this would be the first year exceeding the 2010 record. However, the high dependence on the Iranian market, actually under outlook negative, put at risk the second half score.
Mercedes Global performance in the 2018 is quite positive and this will be the 9th consecutive record year in a string. Sales are driven by the astonishing performance in China (+23%) while are down in UK and South Africa.
Renault Global performance in the 2018 is moderately positive thanks to roaring performance in South America and in several European countries. Sales are penalized by lost in India, UK and Saudi Arabia.
Kia Global performance in the 2018 is quite positive recovering the fall scored in the previous year. China, Russia, Mexico and Spain are driving sales up 10% year to date and just few markets reported lost, including USA, the most important market.
Chevrolet Global performance in the 2018 is finally positive after four years of decline and year to date May sales were up 5.1% at 1.63 millions sales. Growth is mainly due to the +45% scored in China, while Korea is down 51%, Mexico 20% and Saudi 9%.
Hyundai Global performance in the 2018 up 4.7%, recovering after the last year fall. Sales are driven up by strong scores in China, Russia, Mexico and in several European countries, while are falling down in US (-7%) and Canada (-20%).
Honda Global performance in 2018 is flat thanks dragged down by falls in Indonesia, India and Philippines. Positive data are reported for Australia (+35%), Taiwan (+31.9%) and Vietnam (+100%).
Toyota Global performance this year is penalized by the lost reported in two key markets, Japan, the second most relevant with sales down 6.8%, and Indonesia, the fourth market, down 14.3%. USA remains the top market, counting 23.9% of total sales.
Ford Global performance in 2018 is heavily negative reporting year to date the deepest lost in this decade, down 7%. While sales are negative in several countries the huge -38% lost reported in China is the main fall reason.
Nissan Global performance in 2018 is flat thanks to the strong increase in China which counteract the fall in key markets, like USA, Mexico, UK, France, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia. SUV represents the 45% of global sales.
Volkswagen Global performance in 2018 is up 5.3% consolidating the second place worldwide. The performance is pushed up by strong +34% reported in Brazil, 25% in Russia, 19% in Netherlands: Lost sales in Mexico, Argentina and Turkey.