New Zealand vehicles sales down 4.5% in June with 15.172 units, dragged down by the awful Toyota performance, down 25.7% and by the softening economic trend. First half ended with over 80.000 sales, new highest ever level.
South Africa best selling cars ranking in the 2018 with marginal changes on top of the list and the Volkswagen Polo leader albeit losing volume. A great start was reported for the Hyundai Gran I10, jumped 13 spots and landed in 9th place.
World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2018 led again by large American style models, while the best compact pick up is the "king of the desert", the Toyota Hilux. Revamped by demand in South America, the Fiat Strada is the fastest model among top 30
Argentina Auto Sales kept the momentum in May with 82.385 sales, up 6.5% further improving the annual gain. However, the May financial crisis left shadow over the national economy, with risk for the near future. Renault challenges the leadership.
Emirates Automotive Market hit by the VAT introduction lost 8% in the first quarter despite the still strong economic growth. The demand was partially anticipated in the Q4 2017 and sales should recover in the next. Toyota at 34% market share.
Nigerian Cars Market bottomed out and in the first quarter 2018 reported a shy recovery with 4.115 sales. Toyota lead the market with 21% of share ahead of the HCVs leader, Tata and Hyundai. The 2018 outlook is moderately positive.
Senegal vehicles sector in 2017 scored the new best ever figure as far as new vehicles sales, with both light and heavy vehicles segment at their best. Albeit losing sales, Toyota confirmed the leadership ahead of Mitsubishi while French makes are growing.
UAE best selling cars ranking in the 2017 reported a new leader, the third in three years, thanks to the progress of Nissan Patrol in a descending markets. In second and third place the Toyota Land Cruiser and Hilux.
Ugandan vehicles market has further lost 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.
World Best Selling Pick Up 2017 ranking 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 2017 ranking had 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%.
Nigeria New Vehicles 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 vehicles 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. 2018 perspectives are 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.
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.
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.