Archive for January, 1956

Sweden 1955: VW Beetle and Volvo 444 head-to-head

January 31st, 1956 No comments

Volvo 444

* See the Top 5 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Rene *

The fight for the title of best-selling model in Sweden is extremely tight in 1955 with the VW Beetle taking the lead with a shiny 19.1% market share while the Volvo 444 has to settle for second place at an equally impressive 18.6% share. The Opel Rekord rounds up the podium ahead of the Opel Kapitan and the Saab.

Full Year 1955 Top 5 Ranking Table below.

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Categories: Sweden

France 1951-1955: Renault 4CV king of the roads

January 20th, 1956 No comments

Renault 4CV

I don’t have any official sales or production data for the period in France, I just know that the Renault 4CV is the best-selling car in the country. It would be produced all the way to 1961 at a total of 1,105,547 units, the very first French car to pass the 1 million mark.

Categories: France