Japan Auto Market started slow the 2017 with car sales in January down 3.5% at 330.000 units. Following a quite long positive track, in the 2018 the market has clouds over the next future. Toyota has lost 7.5% with share down at 28.7%.
Malaysian Vehicles Market in 2017 moderately declined, for the second consecutive year, with domestic brands still losing terrain and Japanese gaining. Perodua still market leader while the stars of the year had been Honda and BMW.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales in 2017 hit the second all time record in a row, while with a narrow gain from the previous year. The consumer demand is still strong and sustained by rolling economy. Toyota is market leader with 25% share and the top 3 models.
Pakistani Vehicles Sales boomed in the 2017 increasing over 18% and hitting the new all time record. Suzuki dominates the market with over 50% of market share, but Honda was the fastest growing brand, after launching the new BR-V.
Japan Auto Market ended the 2017 with 5.25 million vehicles sold, up 5.3% supported by the economic growth momentum, Toyota was stable over 30% of market share, ahead of Honda. Importers are growing and Renault was the fastest growing in the year.
Honda Global Performance kept momentum in the 2017 with year to date November sales up 8.5% and overtaking Hyundai in the global ranking, landing in 5th place. Performance is driven by growth in Asia and by the all time record volume hit by the Civic.
Taiwan Best Selling Cars 2016 dominated by products locally made, with three Toyota in the podium. The leader was the Toyota Corolla, the Queen of this market since the origin. The Taiwanese market is a strong reality.
Pakistan Auto Market 2016 fell down following the previous year outstanding score while standing over the 0.2 million units level. The huge sales potential is limited by the government restrictions on importing cars.