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Republic of Macedonia September 2014: VW Amarok up to #2

October 30th, 2014 4 comments

VW Amarok Macedonia September 2014. Picture courtesy of autobild.deThe VW Amarok is up to #2 in the Republic of Macedonia in September.

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Based on data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 326 new light vehicles were sold in the Republic of Macedonia in September, meaning the year-to-date total now stands at 3.101 units. Once again we have a very volatile models sales charts this month: 8 out of the Top 10 best-selling models in September weren’t in the August Top 10… The Ford Focus takes the lead with 5.2% share followed by the VW Amarok at 4.3%, making its very first appearance in the Macedonian Top 10 since BSCB has started following this country. The Skoda Rapid and VW Golf are now equal-#1 year-to-date (!) each with 146 units sold for a 4.7% market share. Notice also the Opel Antara up to #6, the Toyota Aygo at #7, Mitsubishi ASX at #9 and Seat Leon at #10.

Previous month: Republic of Macedonia August 2014: Opel Corsa and Ford Transit on top 

Previous year: Republic of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

Full September 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Republic of Macedonia August 2014: Corsa & Transit on top

October 1st, 2014 No comments

Opel Corsa Macedonia August 2014Just 14 sales are enough for the Opel Corsa to top the Macedonian charts (2015 model pictured).

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Based on data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, new car sales in the Republic of Macedonia add up to 276 units in August and 2,775 year-to-date, and only 14 sales are enough for the Opel Corsa to top the models ranking whereas it had not appeared in the monthly Top 10 since BSCB has started following this country over a year ago. The Ford Transit lodges a 2nd consecutive month in 2nd place but still hasn’t cracked the year-to-date Top 10, the VW Passat (#3), Dacia Duster (#4), Skoda Yeti (#5) and VW Up (#7) all jump up from outside the Top 10 in July while the VW Golf is down to #9 but remains the best-seller so far in 2014 (just) thanks to 135 sales and 4.9% share vs. 133 and 3.8% for the Skoda Rapid in 2nd place.

Previous month: Republic of Macedonia July 2014: VW Golf edges past Skoda Rapid year-to-date

Previous year: Republic of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

Full August 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia July 2014: VW Golf edges past Skoda Rapid ytd

August 30th, 2014 No comments

VW Golf FYR of Macedonia July 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frVW Golf

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According to data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu 386 new cars found a buyer in July, bringing the year-to-date total to 2,499 units. Getting back in pole position this month with 22 sales and 5.7% earns the VW Golf back its throne year-to-date, only one unit above the Skoda Rapid at 128 vs. 127, both models holding a 5.1% market share so far in 2014. The Ford Transit jumps up to 2nd place in July, the Seat Leon up to a beautiful 4th spot and the Mazda CX-5 makes a rare appearance inside the Macedonian (or any European for hat matter) Top 10 at #10 with 2.8% share.

Previous month: FYR of Macedonia June 2014: Skoda Rapid now #1 year-to-date

Previous year: FYR of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

Full July 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia June 2014: Skoda Rapid now #1 year-to-date

July 29th, 2014 No comments

Skoda Rapid FYR of Macedonia June 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frSkoda Rapid

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Based on data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 392 new cars found a buyer in the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia in June, adding up to 2,112 units year-to-date. Pretty interesting milestone this month in the country: thanks to 28 sales and 7.1% share, the Skoda Rapid overtakes the VW Golf to lead the year-to-date ranking (112 units and 5.3% vs. 106 and 5%), making the FYR of Macedonia the first country in the world to crown the Skoda Rapid year-to-date. Skoda also places the Octavia in 2nd position this month. Notice also the Hyundai ix35 up to #4, the Fiat Linea at #7, Citroen C1 at #8 and Toyota Corolla at #9.

Previous month: FYR of Macedonia May 2014: Opel Astra on podium

Previous year: FYR of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

Full June 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia May 2014: Opel Astra on podium

July 1st, 2014 No comments

Opel Astra Macedonia May 2014. Picture courtesy of autobild.deOpel Astra

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According to data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, new car sales in the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia are up 11% year-on-year in May to 357 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 1,720 units, up 9% on 2013. This month the VW Golf is head and shoulders above the competition at 7% market share, reclaiming the year-to-date pole position at 5.3% vs. 4.9% for the Skoda Rapid down to #9 in May. The Ford Fiesta is down just one spot to #2, while the Opel Astra (#3), Ford Focus (#4) and VW Polo (#5) jump back inside the Top 10, as do the Citroen C4 (#8) and Ford Kuga (#10).

Previous month: FYR of Macedonia April 2014: Ford Fiesta #1, Skoda Rapid #1 year-to-date

One year ago: FYR of Macedonia May 2013: VW Golf and Dacia Duster on top

Full May 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia April 2014: Ford Fiesta #1, Skoda Rapid #1 ytd

May 26th, 2014 No comments

Ford Fiesta FYR Macedonia April 2014The Ford Fiesta is the most popular model in the FYR of Macedonia this month.

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According to data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 397 new cars found a buyer in the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia in April, adding up to 1,363 units so far in 2014. We have a very volatile models sales charts here, with the Ford Fiesta up from #10 in March to #1 this month thanks to 28 sales and 7.1% share, ahead of the Skoda Rapid at 26 units and 6.5%. This means the Rapid passes the VW Golf to become the country’s best-seller year-to-date and it makes the FYR of Macedonia the first country in the world to crown the Rapid year-to-date. Notice also the Toyota Aygo up to #3, the Hyundai i30 up to #4, Fiat Linea up to #5, the Dacia Duster – leader over the past couple of months – down to #9 and the Opel Antara reappearing in the Top 10 at #10.

Previous month: FYR of Macedonia March 2014: Dacia Duster holds onto top spot

One year ago: FYR of Macedonia May 2013: VW Golf and Dacia Duster on top

Full April 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia March 2014: Dacia Duster holds onto top spot

April 24th, 2014 No comments

Dacia Duster Macedonia March 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frDacia Duster

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Based on data communicated by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 404 new cars were sold in the FYR of Macedonia in March, bringing the First Quarter total to 966 units. The Dacia Duster is the best-selling vehicle in the country for the 2nd month running thanks to 25 sales and 6.2% share, ahead of the Skoda Rapid at 23 units and 5.7%. This makes for an extremely close race year-to-date: the VW Golf still leads (like in 2013) with 53 sales and 5.5%, an estimated two more than the Duster and three more than the Rapid! The Fiat Doblo (#3), Hyundai ix35 (#5), Dacia Sandero (#6) and Citroen C4 (#7) also shine.

Previous month: FYR of Macedonia February 2014: Dacia Duster surprise leader

One year ago: Macedonia March 2013: Skoda Rapid in the lead!

Full March 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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FYR of Macedonia February 2014: Dacia Duster surprise leader

March 19th, 2014 No comments

Dacia Duster Macedonia February 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frDacia Duster

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, I can share with you a models ranking for the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia for the first two months of 2014. Over the period, 562 new light vehicles found a buyer in the country, and if the VW Golf topped the sales charts in January as it did over the Full Year 2013, in February the Dacia Duster is the most popular car in Macedonia thanks to 21 sales for a 6.7% market share. It is followed by the Skoda Rapid at 6.1% and the Ford Focus, VW Passat and Golf all at 3.8%. Notice also the great hold of the Opel Antara: #3 in January and #7 in February.

Previous post: FYR of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

One year ago: Macedonia February 2013: Skoda Rapid lands at #2

Full January and February 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Tables below.

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FYR of Macedonia Full Year 2013: VW Golf and Ford Fiesta win

January 28th, 2014 No comments

VW Golf Macedonia 2013. Picture courtesy of largus.frVW Golf

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, I can share with you a models ranking for the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia after a 6 month-hiatus. The Macedonian new car market is down 11% year-on-year in 2013 to 4,304 registrations, but the best-seller remains the same: the VW Golf stays on top thanks to sales down just 8% to 238 units and an improved 5.5% market share. Excellent operation for the Ford Fiesta up 79% and 5 spots to #2 and 3.9% only one unit above the Skoda Rapid landing directly at #3 and 3 above the Skoda Yeti boosted by a police order. The Chevrolet Spark, Fiat Doblo and Dacia Duster are also newcomers in the Top 10 this year.

Previous post: FYR of Macedonia May 2013: VW Golf and Dacia Duster on top

Previous year: FYR of Macedonia Full Year 2012: VW Golf and Opel Astra dominate

December and Full Year 2013 Top 10 models Ranking Tables below.

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Macedonia May 2013: VW Golf and Dacia Duster on top

June 22nd, 2013 6 comments

Dacia Duster Macedonia May 2013Dacia Duster

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New car sales in Macedonia are still in trouble, down 24% year-on-year in May to 321 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 1,575 units, down 22% on 2012. This month the VW Golf reclaims the pole position it held in 2012 with 25 sales and 7.8% share, adding up to 111 and 7% so far in 2013. The Golf is however #2 YTD because the Skoda Yeti benefitted from deliveries to the Ministry of Interior back in January and totals 159 sales and 10.1% so far in 2013.

Peugeot 301 Macedonia May 2013Peugeot 301

The Dacia Duster impresses, up from outside the Top 10 in April directly to #2 at 18 units and 5.6%, followed by the Ford Fiesta with 17 sales and 5.3% and the Skoda Rapid, down 3 spots to #4 at 15 units and 4.7%. Notice also the Skoda Octavia up to #6 and 3.4% and the Peugeot 301 making its very first appearance inside the Macedonian Top 10 at #9 with 7 sales and 2.2%.

Previous month: Macedonia April 2013: Skoda Rapid confirms pole position

Previous year: Macedonia Full Year 2012: VW Golf and Opel Astra on top

Full May 2013 Top 10 models and brands Ranking Tables below.

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