Volkswagen Global performance in recent years has grown faster than the global industry, while in 2018 was up 1.5% consolidating the second place worldwide, reaching 6.9 million units sold. In the recently published study, focus2move team projects volumes at 9 million by the 2025.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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