Argentina Auto Sales in the 2018 is expected to hit for the first time the milestone of 1 million units. Indeed, the start is in line, with January up a robust 24.9%. Renault takes the leadership overtaking Volkswagen, while the Chevrolet Onix is the best model.
World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2017 led by a record Ford F-Series, first time over the 1 million units. Globally pick up sales excited the 6 million units, first time ever, representing 48% of LCVs segment. USA, China and Canada are the biggest markets.
South Africa best selling cars ranking in the 2017 has a clear leader, the Volkswagen Polo, while Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger fight for second place and leadership among pick ups. Last generation of Toyota Fortuner in top 10.
Lao vehicles sales in the 2017 lost in double-digit. Following the too fast development of the last five years, the consumer demand declined and the domestic brand, Daeham, started struggling. Toyota is again market leader with share over 20%.
Nigerian Cars Market collapsed in the 2017 losing two-third of 2016 volume and landing at 11.000 - including HCVs - almost one fifth of 2014 record. The market is in an embarrassing chaos, with huge cost for import and no room for local production.
Emirates Automotive Market in 2017 has lost 11.3% reducing the annual lost in the Q4 when consumers have anticipated purchases, before VAT 5% introduction in January. Perspectives for the 2018 are still negative despite the strong growth of non-oil sector.
Yemeni Cars Market recovered in the 2017, when Toyota has registered a bulk of vehicles, with the effect to end the year up 30.2% from the previous year. However the civil war has continued to intensify after reaching the 1000-day mark.
New Zealand vehicles sales in 2017 hit the new record, the 5th in a row, substantially improving from the previous year and reporting a gain of 65% in 5 years. While Japanese' brand led the market, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Renault, Skoda fast growing.
Argentina Auto Sales 2017 hit the second best level ever, improving 29.8% from the previous year. Next year outlook is still positive and the market could hit the 1 million units, for the first time. Volkswagen dominates with a save gap over Chevrolet.
Ugandan vehicles market is further losing terrain during the 2017, albeit improved economic and business conditions. The absence of legislation to limit the import of very old used vehicles stops any stable new vehicles market development opportunity.
Senegal vehicle market 2016 had been positive growing 5.5% but not yet taking the pace towards the expected real development, as the import of used vehicles remains the fundamental source for local vehicles parc. Toyota is leader.
Uganda Auto Sales 2016 were down from the previous year record. However, the car fleet keeps growing fueled by a great number of pre-owned vehicles imported. Market leader is Toyota the only one over 1.000 sales.
Laos Auto Market 2016 hit again a new all time record despite the slowdown reported in the second half of the year. Launching the first pickup of its history, local maker Daeham led the market, ahead of Toyota.
Nigeria Auto Market 2016 hit by the deepest economic crisis of the last 25 years and fell down at the lowest level in last 10 years. Over 30 licences released to locally produced are parked for better times. Toyota shining.
Emirates Auto Sales 2016 dropped down more than any other Top market in the World, hit by weak demand both from real internal demand and trading sector. All manufacturers fell down, but Infiniti and Jaguar.