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Mercedes leads China luxury car sales despite Audi surge

April 20, 2018 06:01 CET

Mercedes brand retained its lead as China's top-selling luxury brand so far this year despite a surge in sales by Audi, last year's leader.
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Nissan, Ford, Fiat among losers as Europe sales fall 5%
April 18, 2018 09:42 CET

Nissan, Ford and Fiat brand saw their European sales decline steeply in March as industrywide registrations fell by 5 percent, hit by drops in three of the region's five ...

 

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MARCH SALES
Russia sales forecast to increase 10% in 2018
April 6, 2018 14:34 CET

Russia's sales are forecast to grow 10 percent this year as the market recovers faster than expected. Sales in March increased by 14 percent. ...

 

Mercedes leads China luxury car sales despite Audi surge

April 20, 2018 06:01 CET
Mercedes brand retained its lead as China's top-selling luxury brand so far this year despite a surge in sales by Audi, last year's leader.

Nissan, Ford, Fiat among losers as Europe sales fall 5%

April 18, 2018 09:42 CET
Nissan, Ford and Fiat brand saw their European sales decline steeply in March as industrywide registrations fell by 5 percent, hit by drops in three of the region's five biggest markets, Germany, the UK, and Italy.

MARCH SALES

Russia sales forecast to increase 10% in 2018

April 6, 2018 14:34 CET
Russia's sales are forecast to grow 10 percent this year as the market recovers faster than expected. Sales in March increased by 14 percent.

MARCH SALES

Spain sales rise 2% despite accelerating diesel slump

April 6, 2018 15:58 CET
New-car sales in Spain rose 2 percent in March, despite a big drop in diesel registrations and two fewer working days.

MARCH SALES

W. Europe sales drop 6% on falling UK, German demand

April 6, 2018 09:45 CET
Western European car sales fell 6 percent in March, weighed down by falling demand in the UK, Germany and Italy, according to industry data from LMC Automotive.

MARCH SALES

Italy sales fall 6% amid political uncertainty

April 6, 2018 06:01 CET
New-car sales in Italy fell 6 percent in March, partly hit by customers postponing purchases as politicians negotiated to form a new government following recent elections.

MARCH SALES

UK sales slump 16% as diesel demand plunges

April 5, 2018 09:41 CET
Demand for new diesel cars in Britain plunged by more than a third in March, pushing down total registrations by 16 percent.

MARCH SALES

German market falls 3% as diesel decline accelerates

April 4, 2018 14:27 CET
Registrations in Germany fell 3 percent in March with the decline in diesel-car sales accelerating after a court ruled that cities can ban vehicles to tackle pollution.

MARCH SALES

Volvo, Seat show strong gains as French sales rise 2%

April 3, 2018 11:35 CET
French new-car sales increased 2.2 percent in March with Volvo, Seat, Kia and Hyundai recording strong gains from SUVs and crossovers.

FEBRUARY SALES

Skoda, Jeep, Hyundai make big gains in Spain as sales rise 13%

March 14, 2018 06:01 CET
Skoda, Jeep, Hyundai and Dacia were among the big winners as Spanish new-car sales rose 13 percent in February.

FEBRUARY SALES

Mitsubishi, Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rise 25%

March 12, 2018 06:01 CET
Russian new-car sales rose 25 percent in February. Mitsubishi saw the biggest gain with sales soaring 97 percent, while Ford sales jumped 50 percent.

FEBRUARY SALES

Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW gain sales in UK market down 3%

March 8, 2018 10:08 CET
Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW were among the few automakers that saw sales growth in a UK market which fell 2.8 percent in February, the eleventh successive monthly decline.

FEBRUARY SALES

Peugeot surges as German market rises 7%

March 7, 2018 06:01 CET
PSA brands continued to surge in Germany last month with their registrations outpacing the total market's 7.4 percent growth.

W. European sales up nearly 4% in Feb. on German, French, Spanish demand

March 5, 2018 13:34 CET
Western European car sales rose 3.5 percent in February, lifted by healthy demand in Germany, France and Spain.

FEBRUARY SALES

Italian sales slip 1% Fiat demand slumps

March 5, 2018 06:01 CET
New-car sales in Italy slipped 1 percent in February as demand for market leader Fiat brand cars fell 17 percent, according to figures published by Italy's transport ministry.

FEBRUARY SALES

Jeep, Hyundai show strong gains as French sales rise 4% in February

March 1, 2018 15:55 CET
French registrations rose 4 percent in February, with Jeep, Hyundai, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot and Kia showing strong gains, industry association CCFA reported.

European sales rise 7% in January, boosted by SUVs

Feb. 15, 2018 08:44 CET
Europe's new-car market opened the year with 7 percent sales growth in January. Almost all automakers posted gains, helped by booming sales of SUVs.

Global auto sales poised to set record in 2018, with biggest gains in eastern Europe, South America

Feb. 15, 2018 17:49 CET
Light-vehicle sales are on track to rise to a record 97.3 million this year with the biggest gains expected in South America and Central and Eastern Europe, while China and western Europe are projected to show more modest gains.

JANUARY SALES

French, Asian brands outstrip home rivals in rising German market

Feb. 6, 2018 13:44 CET
French and most Asian brands outstripped domestic rivals in sales growth in a German market up 12 percent in January.

JANUARY SALES

Renault, Kia and Ford are winners as Russia sales rise 31%

Feb. 6, 2018 14:33 CET
Renault, Kia and Ford were big winners in Russia in January after the new-car market grew by 31 percent in the biggest monthly increase since 2011.

UK sales fall 6% in January with diesel demand slumping

Feb. 5, 2018 11:41 CET
UK registrations fell 6 percent last month as weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel drove a tenth consecutive month of decline.

MONTHLY SALES

Italy sales rise 3% on extra selling day

Feb. 2, 2018 12:11 CET
New-car sales in Italy rose 3.4 percent to 177,822 in January, according to figures published by Italy's transport ministry. The rise was due to there being one extra selling day than the previous year. On an adjusted basis Italy's volume decreased by 1.3 percent.

MONTHLY SALES

France sales increase nearly 3% in January

Feb. 1, 2018 14:37 CET
New-car registrations in France rose 2.5 percent in January, with sales helped by strong gains at Peugeot, Mercedes, Hyundai and Skoda. Sales increased to 156,151, industry group CCFA reported. French automakers' sales rose by 12 percent.

MONTHLY SALES

Spain sales surge 20% in January

Feb. 1, 2018 16:52 CET
New-car sales in Spain surged 20 percent in January on strong demand for the VW, Seat and Peugeot brands. A total of 101,661 units were sold last month, according to industry association ANFAC.

European sales fall 5% in December with Fiat, Nissan and Skoda among biggest losers

Jan. 17, 2018 09:35 CET
European new-car sales fell nearly 5 percent in December, hurt by extra days off for Christmas versus the 2016 period. Demand declined at most major automakers except PSA and BMW.

 
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12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16 2018

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