El Salvador 2017. Sales down for the third year in a row

El Salvador vehicles market in the 2017 posted the third fall in a row, hitting the worse sales level of this decade. New vehicles sales struggles due to the strong competitions from grey import. Toyota is market leader ahead of Nissan.

February 21, 2018

Reunion 2017. New all time record

Reunion Island Vehicles Market in the 2017 hit the new all time record as consequence of five years of sustained growth. The market is dominated by the French makers with Renault on top of the list ahead of Peugeot and Citroen..

February 20, 2018

Moldova 2017. Dacia leader in a +31% market

Moldavian Vehicles Market was very positive in the 2017 with an amazing Q4 performance, ending at the best level in a decade, at 5.500 units, with a substantial +31% from the previous year. Market leader is Dacia, ahead of Skoda.

February 20, 2018

Uzbekistan 2017. GM Uzbekistan stable at 92% share

Uzbek Vehicles Market kept declining in the 2017 with sales down 14.7% mainly due to the increase of export decided for the GM-Uzbekistan production. The state-owned company is stable near 92% market share.

February 20, 2018

Honduras 2017. Nissan boomed sales taking the leadership

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.

February 19, 2018

Panama 2017. Sales down hit by increased local duties

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.

February 19, 2018

Martinique 2017. Sales at new record

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.

February 18, 2018

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.

February 18, 2018

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.

February 18, 2018

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.

February 18, 2018

Latvia 2017. New duties blocked the growth, after 5 years

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.

February 17, 2018

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.

February 17, 2018

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%

February 17, 2018

Turkmenistan 2017. Black Cars banned from the all-white capital!

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!

February 16, 2018

Turkey January. Mercedes and Skoda boomed in a flat 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

February 15, 2018

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.

February 15, 2018

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