World’s Car Market: Top25 countries ranking in August 2013.

Accordingly with preliminary data collected by focus2move in all global car markets, the automotive global sector is steady growing this year with August sales at 6.4 million, up 4.0% from year ago.

Year to date sales at 54.8 million were 3.4% above last year projecting 2013 at new record volume. Due to many factors that had penalized 2012 September –December sales, sales are expected to growth with a stronger year on year pace in the range of 5-6% with full 2013 volumes at 83.25 million, up a significant 4.8%.

Considering just the biggest World’s markets, August was spectacular for the first two, China and USA both up in double digit, while Japan fell only 1.1%, following a deeper decline in first 7 month of the year.

Russia, losing 10.4%, Brazil, -22.9% and Thailand, down 22.6% were the most negative performer, while South Korea exploit at +29.8% was the highest year on year increase in the market in last decade.

Finally, in 25th place there was the surprise of Chile, a new entrance in this list and the third market in South America.

In the table below, the exclusive focus2move Top 25 World’s Car Market report:

Rank Aug

Rank 2012

Rank Ytd

Brand

Aug ’13

YTD Aug

I Half %

July   %

Aug %

1

1

1

China

1.650.076

13.865.697

12,8%

9,3%

11,1%

2

2

2

USA

1.501.191

10.637.595

7,6%

13,9%

16,8%

3

3

3

Japan

366.046

3.466.380

-9,2%

-9,1%

-1,1%

4

4

4

Brazil

312.722

2.345.511

4,7%

-7,8%

-22,9%

5

6

6

Russia

231.915

1.799.607

-5,3%

-8,2%

-10,4%

6

5

5

Germany

229.186

2.104.234

-6,8%

4,6%

-3,2%

7

7

7

India

183.963

1.648.870

-10,1%

-7,7%

5,7%

8

10

10

Canada

158.062

1.202.045

2,2%

7,3%

5,8%

9

11

11

South Korea

124.715

1.013.042

-0,5%

6,5%

29,8%

10

9

9

France

104.018

1.405.106

-10,9%

1,2%

-9,7%

11

13

13

Thailand

100.248

934.845

21,4%

-25,3%

-22,6%

12

14

15

Australia

93.336

755.109

6,7%

6,6%

0,2%

13

16

16

Mexico

88.332

676.967

8,6%

13,4%

6,0%

14

17

17

Argentina

78.068

640.227

8,7%

19,5%

7,6%

15

8

8

UK

76.283

1.553.889

10,1%

11,0%

11,0%

16

15

14

Indonesia

70.125

755.209

12,8%

3,7%

-4,9%

17

18

19

Turkey

65.043

518.382

12,1%

14,9%

11,9%

18

20

20

Saudi Arabia

57.362

517.024

11,4%

9,9%

16,0%

19

12

12

Italy

57.210

952.765

-11,2%

-2,6%

-7,5%

20

22

22

South Africa

53.270

415.433

14,3%

7,2%

-1,3%

21

21

21

Malaysia

51.104

433.023

6,3%

20,5%

3,2%

22

19

18

Spain

45.075

556.181

-4,8%

15,9%

-15,9%

23

24

23

Belgium

32.904

393.036

1,6%

-4,8%

-6,1%

24

23

24

Netherlands

32.035

306.554

-34,3%

-2,1%

-14,7%

25

30

28

Chile

27.984

242.242

14,4%

31,4%

2,9%

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