World Light Vehicles sales in 2018 have lost 0.7% from the previous year due to the introduction of WLTP rules in Europe and Chinese market Q4 deep fall. For the fourth year in a row, Volkswagen Group is the market leader, while Toyota maintained the second place. Ford Group fell down 8.9%!
World Best Selling MPV ranking in the 2018 was dominated by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang despite loosing 9.8%. However, the rest of the podium changed from last year thank to the success of the Honda Odyssey, second, and the Dodge Gran Caravan, third.
Sport Utility Segment grew up 69% in last 5 years and Toyota, Nissan & Honda are the best brands in the segment. However, Nissan-Renault are the best-selling manufacturers. In the 2018, the best-selling model was the Toyota RAV4 for the second year in a row.