Japan best selling cars 2018 led by the kei-car Honda N-Box, new leader up 20% followed by the surprise of the year, the Suzuki Spacia, jumped up 10 spots. The last year leader, Daihatsu Move is only third. The best Toyota is the Aqua, in 7th.
Austria best selling cars ranking year to date 2018 is dominated by the Volkswagen Golf despite losing 19% ahead of the renovated Volkswagen Polo and the SUV Tiguan. The new T-Roc landed in 6th place confirming the absolute dominion of the brand.
Netherlands best selling cars ranking year to date 2018 with a new leader, the Volkswagen Polo, up 7 spots, after two years under Renault Clio leadership. Several changes in the Top 100 ranking thanks to many new entrance.
Cuba vehicles market is born in the 2016 thanks to the rapid development of tourism sector and despite the huge prices for new and used vehicles, taking off from near zero to over 4.000 annula units sold.
Norway best selling cars in the 2017 dominated by electric vehicles, with the Volkswagen eGolf on top of the list ahead of the BMW i3 jumped on the podium. The new Toyota C-HR was already within the top 10.
Porsche Global Sales performance in the 2017 was flat following the remarkable growth shown in the previous 7 years. Sales were sustained by moderate growth in North & Latin America and Europe. The best-selling model is the Macan.
Zambian vehicles market up 19% in the 2017 following the modest economic recovery, mainly driven by double-digit export growth. The market is still far from the 2013 record and low competitive towards the segment of imported pre-owned.
Zimbabwe Vehicles Market is struggling hit by the fall of mineral prices, infrastructure and regulatory deficiencies and has lost the half of new vehicles volume in the last years with customer's demand shifted back on used cars.
Dacia Global performance in the 2017 was again almost positive, up +9.2% from the previous year. The brand is growing in all regions, including the Pacific where it is sold just in the French territories. Sandero is the best-selling model.
Chinese Electric Cars segment grew 70% in the 2017 reaching the 2% of total market and representing near the half of EVs global sales. Market leader was BYD with over 100.000 units. The best-selling model was the BAIC EC 180.
Tanzania Auto Market is not yet reflecting the positive economic momentum of this Central East African market. The still low pro-capita income, the poor road infrastructures and the absence of limits to obsolete vehicles import are blocking any potential.
USA Electric Cars segment grew 25% in the 2017 and actually is the second best in the World. The market leader Tesla disappointed performing below the industry average, while Chevrolet and Toyota were the fastest.
Hong Kong Auto sales recovered 13% in the 2017 after the huge drop reported in the previous year, sustained by a more positive economic environment and by demand for green vehicles. Tesla ranked in fourth place.
Congo Republic vehicles market in the 2017 benefit from the recovery of oil price in the international market and a renovated positive economic environment which boosted new vehicles consumer's demand. Toyota at 40% of share.
Japan best selling cars 2017 led by the kei-car Daihatsu Move, jumped up 280%, ahead of the rival, the Honda N-Box. The first standard car was the former leader, the Toyota Prius while Toyota C-HR was the best new entrance.
Lexus Global performance in the 2017 was down 6.2% with 637.000 sales, following the +10% reported in the period 2010-2016. Sales were negative in all regions, but in East Europe and Levant. The NX is the best selling model.
Ethiopia Auto sales fell down a sharp 32% in the 2017 albeit the fast growing economic speed unchanged with Ethiopia still leading the African economies. Despite opening of several local plants, new vehicles prices are still too high for local income.
Tahiti vehicles market is a small entity in the French Polynesia. Thanks to the growing economy, driven by tourism, market is growing fast and in the 2017 increased 39% with over 6.000 sales. Peugeot if market leader.
Azerbaijan Vehicles Market recovered 46.6% after the previous year record fall. The economy expanded only marginally but the currency value stabilized and several brands recoverd. The market has now been "invaded" by Chinese brands.