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Taiwan is back on BSCB after a two-month hiatus. March volumes are up 11% year-on-year to 37.589 units, however the year-to-date total is down 0.2% to 106.627 registrations. Toyota remains master in command with 26.6% share in March (+13%) and 28.2% year-to-date (+2%), followed by Mitsubishi/CMC (+25%) and Nissan/Infiniti (+6%). Honda (+17%) and Mercedes (+13%) shine while Mazda (-12%) and Ford (-23%) struggle. Model-wise, the Toyota Corolla is out of reach as usual with 10.4% share so far this year, distancing the Toyota Yaris (+3%), Wish (+10%) and RAV4 (-13%). The local mini truck, the CMC Veryca, shoots up to third place overall in March with 1.396 units and gains 32% year-to-date at 3.527 in 5th position overall. Notice also the Nissan X-Trail at #8, the Lexus RX at #20 and Mercedes GLC at #35.
One year ago (Jan): Taiwan January 2015: Luxgen U6 Turbo and Mazda3 shine
One year ago (Feb): Taiwan February 2015: Lexus NX breaks into Top 10
One year ago (Mar): Taiwan March 2015: CMC Veryca and Delica push up
Full January, February & March 2016 Top 10 brands and Top 65 models below.