Kia Global Performance in 2017 was really negative losing 9.3% despite the positive momentum in the Pacific, CIS and Latin America regions. Sales are dragged down by crisis in Korea and China. The best-selling model is again the Sportage.
Israel best selling cars in the 2017 with the new Hyundai Ioniq up in 6th place, best place ever worldwide, thanks to the new green policy recently adopted by the country. Kia Picanto has taken the leadership ahead of the former leader, the Kia Sportage..
Syrian Auto Sales kept falling in the 2017 with the majority of car manufacturers having given up in the vehicles distributions leaving the market at the Koreans, basically the only still active in the market. Actual market is 90% down from 2011.
Ukrainian Cars market in the 2017 consolidated the recovery with an impressive growth performance albeit economic recovery has gradually lost steam. Renault improved 59% consolidating the leadership ahead of Toyota and Volkswagen.
Syria Vehicles Market 2016 kept falling down losing an additional 44 percent and landing at a volume lower than one tenth compared with the 2010. In the harsh environment, just Koreans manufacturers survive.