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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.
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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. ...

 

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OCTOBER SALES
UK sales slump 12% in Oct. in 7th monthly decline
Nov. 6, 2017 09:50 CET | UPDATED: Nov 6 13:02 CET - adds details

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 dema ...

 




 

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.

Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand

Oct. 17, 2017 09:54 CET
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offset gains in France, Italy and Spain. PSA and Ford were among automakers whose sales dropped while Alfa Romeo and Seat had double-digit gains.

Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.

Oct. 9, 2017 16:23 CET
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last month thanks to an improving economy. Kia and Ford were among the monthly winners, while Toyota lost ground.

UK sales set for first annual decline since 2011 after 9% Sept. slump

Oct. 5, 2017 11:03 CET
UK new-car registrations fell 9.3 percent in September, a key month of the year that normally accounts for up to 20 percent of annual demand, making it highly likely that sales this year will be down for the first time since 2011.

Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says

Oct. 5, 2017 10:26 CET
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older diesel models, the VDA auto industry lobby said. Registrations may increase 4 percent compared with a previous forecast that they would be flat, the VDA said.

German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries

Oct. 5, 2017 16:01 CET
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered cars hit demand. Registrations of diesel models fell 21 percent to a market share of 36.3 percent, while gasoline cars jumped 8.7 percent to a share of 59.7 percent.

Italy's September sales increase 8%

Oct. 3, 2017 14:13 CET
Italy's new-car sales rose 8 percent in September to 166,956 units, which was the highest volume the country has had for the month since 2009. The strong gain helped lift the country's nine-month sales by 9 percent.

Spain sales rise 4% in Sept. on fleet demand

Oct. 3, 2017 16:01 CET
Spanish new-car sales rose 4.6 percent in September as sales to companies continued to outpace sluggish demand from private customers. In the first nine months, volume rose 6.7 percent.

French sales rise 1% in September

Oct. 2, 2017 11:34 CET
New-car sales rose 1.1 percent in France in September, as the fall selling season began with mixed results for both domestic and foreign automakers.

Sales of gasoline cars overtake diesels in Europe

Sept. 29, 2017 16:54 CET
Diesel's European market share fell to 46.3 percent of new-car registrations in the first half, the first time since 2009 that more gasoline cars were sold than diesel models.

European sales rose 6% in August

Sept. 14, 2017 08:30 CET
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent in August with Nissan, Renault, Toyota and VW Group's Skoda and Seat brands among the winners.

AUGUST SALES BY MARKET

W. Europe sales rise 5 percent, lifted by France, Italy, Spain

Sept. 5, 2017 14:30 CET
Western European car sales rose 5 percent in August, lifted by strong demand in France, Italy and Spain, according to industry data compiled by LMC Automotive.

AUGUST SALES BY MARKET

UK sales fall 6% on Brexit, diesel concerns

Sept. 5, 2017 11:27 CET
UK new-car sales fell 6 percent in August, the fifth consecutive monthly decline, as uncertainty over Brexit and possible levies on diesel cars continued to hit Europe's second-biggest market.

AUGUST SALES BY MARKET

German sales hit 8-year high despite big diesel decline

Sept. 4, 2017 16:27 CET
New-car registrations in Germany rose to the highest level in eight years in August despite plunging sales of diesel-powered vehicles.

AUGUST SALES BY MARKET

Skoda, Dacia among winners as French sales rise 9%

Sept. 4, 2017 10:01 CET
French new-car sales rose 9.4 percent in August, with gains by mass-market brands outpacing the premium segment.

Russia sales increase 19% as market rebound continues

Aug. 9, 2017 06:01 CET
New-car registrations in Russia increased 19 percent in July, the fifth consecutive month of increasing demand in a market emerging from a four-year slump. In the first seven months, sales rose 8.5 percent.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Europe's H1 sales hit post-crisis high; rebound may be losing momentum

Aug. 6, 2017 06:01 CET
Europe's first-half vehicle sales rose by nearly 5 percent despite predictions that the market would be nearly flat. There are signs that the rebound may be losing steam.

JULY SALES

UK sales fall 9% on Brexit uncertainty

Aug. 4, 2017 12:09 CET
UK registrations fell 9 percent in July, the fourth consecutive month of declines. The result is the latest sign of how uncertainty about Brexit is hitting Britain's economy, the SMMT industry body said.

JULY SALES

French sales rise 11% in July on strong mass-market demand

Aug. 3, 2017 06:01 CET
French new-car sales rose 11 percent in July as most mass-market brands enjoyed a significant jump in demand. Registrations in the first seven months were up 3.8 percent to 1.28 million.

 
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PSA's purchase of Opel means the automaker now has three mass-market European brands. This could be ...
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