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Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017

Jan. 14, 2018 06:01 CET

Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded from a four-year slump with 12 percent growth.
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■ Ford will increase Russian production on growing SUV, van demand

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UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears
Jan. 5, 2018 09:04 CET | UPDATED: Jan 5 10:40 CET - adds sales data

UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recession, stunted by Brexit's impact on buyer confidence and lingering skep ...

 

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Western European registrations fell 5% in December
Jan. 5, 2018 17:40 CET

Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a year earlier, data compiled by LMC Automotive showed. ...

 

Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017

Jan. 14, 2018 06:01 CET
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded from a four-year slump with 12 percent growth.

UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears

Jan. 5, 2018 09:04 CET
UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recession, stunted by Brexit's impact on buyer confidence and lingering skepticism over the emissions performance of diesel cars.

Western European registrations fell 5% in December

Jan. 5, 2018 17:40 CET
Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a year earlier, data compiled by LMC Automotive showed.

German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged

Jan. 4, 2018 09:33 CET
German new-car sales rose nearly 3 percent last year but fell 1 percent in December on fewer selling days. The market share of diesel cars fell to 38.8 percent in 2017.

Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting

Jan. 4, 2018 10:20 CET
Spanish new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent last year, although dealers said the increase was helped in a large part by discounting and self-registrations. The market had its best December result in 10 years with volume rising just over 6 percent.

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Renault, Lada, Hyundai-Kia poised to gain from Russia's new stability

Jan. 3, 2018 06:01 CET
Russia's strengthening auto market is good news for automakers such as Renault-Nissan and its Russian subsidiary AvtoVAZ, as well as Hyundai and sister brand Kia. These three dominant players are poised to profit most from the market's rebound.

Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high

Jan. 3, 2018 12:16 CET
Italian new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent in 2017 as incentives helped push demand to its highest level in eight years.

EVs and hybrids accounted for more than half of Norway's new-car sales in 2017

Jan. 3, 2018 15:05 CET
Sales of electrified cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the Nordic nation's lead in a shift from fossil-fuel engines.

French 2017 sales rise nearly 5% but diesel share falls below 50%

Jan. 2, 2018 11:25 CET
French registrations rose by nearly 5 percent in 2017, led by increases of more than 10 percent at Seat, Toyota, Skoda and Kia. The market share of new diesel cars fell below 50 percent last year for the first time since 2000.

European car sales rise 6%, helped by extra selling day

Dec. 14, 2017 08:52 CET
European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toyota, Dacia and Kia posting strong gains while the Fiat and BMW brands saw their sales slide.

NOVEMBER SALES

VW, Ford gain as Russia sales rise 15%

Dec. 8, 2017 15:44 CET
New-car sales in Russia rose 15 percent in November. VW and Ford sales both jumped 29 percent.

German sales likely to fall next year on lower diesel demand, VDA says

Dec. 7, 2017 09:31 CET
New-car registrations in Germany will grow to one of their highest-ever levels this year but will likely decline next year because of falling demand for diesels, the VDA industry association said.

NOVEMBER SALES

Western European car sales rise 5% despite UK woes

Dec. 5, 2017 15:57 CET
Western European car registrations rose 5.4 percent in November, with the key French and German markets outpacing the rise as demand in the UK sagged, data showed.

NOVEMBER SALES

German sales rise 9% but diesel sales hit hard

Dec. 5, 2017 11:04 CET
New-car sales in Germany rose 9.4 percent in November with Peugeot and Dacia showing strong growth. Diesel sales fell by 17 percent.

NOVEMBER SALES

UK sales fall 11% in 8th month of decline

Dec. 5, 2017 12:11 CET
UK new-car registrations slumped 11 percent in November as weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel put the market on course for its first annual fall since 2011.

NOVEMBER SALES

Fiat falls in Italy despite 7% market rise

Dec. 4, 2017 12:29 CET
New-car sales in Italy rose 6.8 percent in November, despite a slump in market leader Fiat brand's volume and declining demand from private customers. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 8.7 percent to 1.85 million.

NOVEMBER SALES

Renault, Peugeot gain in Spain while diesel, VW sales fall

Dec. 4, 2017 10:08 CET
Renault and Peugeot were among the winners as sales of new cars in Spain rose 12 percent in November. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 7.8 percent to 1.13 million.

Skoda, Peugeot SUVs help French market grow by 10% in Nov.

Dec. 1, 2017 12:11 CET
Skoda and Peugeot were among winners as French new-car registrations increased 10 percent in November, boosted by strong SUV sales and an extra selling day.

Renault, Toyota lead 6% European sales gain

Nov. 16, 2017 08:37 CET
European car sales rose nearly 6 percent in October, with Renault, Toyota and VW Group's Seat brand leading the gains among volume automakers.

OCTOBER SALES

Ford, Nissan among winners as Russia sales rise 17%

Nov. 10, 2017 11:13 CET
Ford and Nissan had big jumps in new-car sales in a Russian market where overall volume increased 17 percent.

OCTOBER SALES

UK sales slump 12% in Oct. in 7th monthly decline

Nov. 6, 2017 09:50 CET
UK registrations in October fell by 12 percent, marking a seventh consecutive month of decline. Vauxhall, Nissan and Fiat were among automakers that saw big falls in demand.

OCTOBER SALES

Spanish sales rise 14% in Oct. despite political tensions over Catalonia

Nov. 3, 2017 15:38 CET
Spain's new-car sales increased 14 percent in October even as tensions over Catalonia's bid to gain independence created an uncertain business environment.

OCTOBER SALES

Italy's record month benefits French brands, Toyota but FCA sales decline

Nov. 3, 2017 12:00 CET
French brands were among the winners in an Italian market that had a record month for new-car sales in October as demand grew 7 percent.Fiat Chrysler sales fell after the automaker started to reduce self-registrations.

OCTOBER SALES

German market's 4% growth helps Peugeot, Citroen but Opel drops back

Nov. 2, 2017 16:19 CET
PSA's mainstream brands, Peugeot and Citroen, powered ahead in a German market up nearly 4 percent last month while the French automaker's newly acquired Opel brand saw sales decline.

OCTOBER SALES

French sales jump 14% with Nissan, Toyota among winners

Nov. 2, 2017 11:26 CET
French new-car sales rose 14 percent in October, with Nissan and Toyota among the winners.

 
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