World Best Selling Compact Cars segment in the 2018 fell down 7.8% with 14.1 million global sales. On top of the list the Toyota Corolla, as usual, followed by the Honda Civic and the Volkswagen Golf.
Hyundai Global Sales fell down heavily in the 2017. Seven out of the top 10 models reported decline and regional sales are struggling in Asia and in North America. The moderate gain in Europe and LatAm have not balanced the Asian fall.
December 2013 roared in Algeria as car market boomed 52% from the previous year. The year ended with new volume record and for the first time above the 400.000 units. Although low sales in the second half, Peugeot outpaced Renault becoming the new market leader.
November 2013 sales data from Algeria reported as the fast pace is over with volume slipped down from year ago. However the year will end with a robust performance and perspectives are positive. Behind Renault and Peugeot, Kia advanced in third booming sales.
In June 2013. Algerian car market kept the outstanding momentum with a further 18% increase from last year, ending the first half as one of Top 5 faster growing car markets worldwide. Renault new Symbol, just launched, was immediately the leader.
Posting the 29th consecutive monthly increase, car market in Algeria grew 15% in May, moving the cumulated sales up by 27.1%. Renault is booming sales and outpaced Peugeot on top of the market, reducing the gap in YTD competition at few units.
Pushed by the middle class income increase and small and old circulating car park, the Algerian car market is booming since the 2011. Following the new all-time record posted in the 2012, when the market was the World's 26th, the start of 2013 was further better.
Algeria's economy is traditionally dominated by the state and focused on exploiting the hydrocarbons products industries. Algeria has the 10th largest reserves of natural gas in the world and is the 6th largest gas exporter. It ranks 16th in oil reserves.