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.
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.
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.
Mitsubishi Global Performance is shining in the 2017 following the flat performance scored in the previous 7 years. At regional level sales are fast growing in Asia and in the Pacific regions. The best model is the Outlander, growing an amazing 60%.
Suzuki Global Performance in the 2017 is very positive with year to date September up 12.2% and improving in regions were the brand is relatively weak, like Levant and Europe. However core Asian region was is up in double-digit. The Alto is the best seller.
Peugeot Global Performance 2017 was shy with sales flat from the previous year at 2.06 million.Strong sales in East Europe, CIS Market and Latin America. The 208 was again the best-selling model ahead of the SUVs 2008 and 3008.
Mercedes Global Performance in the 2017 has been outstanding, up 8.5% with 2.5 million sales (not including Trucks and Bus) with a outstanding score in Latin America and Asia. The GLC advanced as third top model, behind the C and E Class.
Nissan Global Performance 2017 has been positive again, following the recent conquest of the fourth place as global sales. The growth was driven by the Asian region while the Qashqai consolidates its rule as best-selling model.
Volkswagen in the 2017 confirmed the second place in the global light vehicles sales with 6.8 million vehicles, improving 3.8% thanks to the strong Tiguan performance, while Golf and Polo are losing. Sales down in many regions.
Toyota Global Sales Performance 2017 confirmed the global leadership among automotive brands, improved 2.3% thanks to the crucial contribution of Europe and the global success of the C-HR, already ranked as 8th best model for the brand