China Autos kept momentum in First Half 2016 with June up in double-digit. Volkswagen was the solid leader while Buick improved significantly. Baojun 560 was the best new model of the year.
China Vehicles Market in May kept momentum by a great performance. Changan was second abolishing the gap with Wuling. The former leader Haval H6 was out from the podium replaced by the Wuling Hongguang.
China Vehicles Market in April led for the first time by a SUV, thanks to the Great Wall Haval H6 jumped on top with a wonderful +43%. The market is moderately growing albeit economy is slowing down.
China Vehicles Sales in March up in double-digit pushed by Volkswagen recovery. Involved in a mitigated economic environment the automotive sector reported an encouraging first quarter 2016 +6.5%.
China Vehicles Sales in January up 7% pushed by dealers de-stocking process. Chinese new brands are fast growing with Baojun doubling volume and Beijing and JAC very fast. Hyundai, Kia and Chevrolet disappointing.
Sweden Best selling vehicles in 2015 dominated by Volvo and Volkswagen. The Volvo V70 again on top of the list with a safe margin over the Volkswagen Golf. Subaru Outback was the best new model ranking in 40th.
Kuwait Vehicles Market in 2015 was flat as the second half fell down hit by lower consumer’s demand. Perspectives for the 2016 are negative. Toyota hits a new record sales with 33% of market share.
Ukraine Vehicles Industry in 2015 fell 50% at lowest in 30 years. The desperate conditions of the country are mirrored by the automotive sector with demand for vehicles disappeared. Toyota kept leadership.
China Auto Sales in December hit the highest month ever booming 17% and ending a great Q4 pushed up by 50% small engine displacement tax cut. Honda was second and Nissan jumped in third, the best place ever.
Sweden vehicle market in 2015 at new all time record slamming a double digit increase over the previous record. While Volvo and Volkswagen led sales, Nissan was the star of the year
Chinese Car Sales reacted at government stimulus with a +12% and reducing the dealer inventory at best index since January. Volkswagen was finally up. Mercedes boomed sales +63% and Buick 37%.
Ukrainian vehicles market dropped 57% after three-quarters 2015 hit by the collapse of the country economic organization and huge financial debts. September was down 39% not showing the end of the fall.
China New Vehicles Market fall blocked in September by new incentives urgently introduced by the Chinese government in favor of low emission-low displacement vehicles. Volkswagen down for the 7th month in a row.
Saudi Arabia new cars sales hot again in the first half 2015 albeit fears for low oil price impact on domestic economy. The auto market scored the best first half ever at the end of 17th consecutive year on year growth.
Will the Chinese Passenger Vehicle market continue to slow down? In July the largest market in the world reported the second lost in a row, as never before during the last 15 years .