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New car sales in Singapore are up a flamboyant 114% year-on-year in May to 4.577 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 18.798 units, up 90% on 2014. This is due to lower prices for Certificates of Entitlement (COE), necessary for any vehicle to be allowed circulation in Singapore. Mass market brands returm to sales levels unseen in years. Toyota is up 80% to 18.8% market share, Mercedes up 74% to 11.6%, Nissan up 431% to 11.6% thanks to the launch of the Qashqai, Mazda is up 337% to 10% share, Honda up 693% to 9.7%, Kia up 633% to 3.4%, Peugeot up 657% to 1.2% and Porsche up 364% to 1.1%. Reversely, Audi is down 9% to 8th overall.
Previous month: Singapore April 2015: Honda up 14-fold in market up 115%
One year ago: Singapore May 2014: Toyota/Lexus now leader year-to-date
Full May 2015 Top 33 All-brands Ranking Table below.