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Brazil 1966-1969: VW Fusca and Kombi dominate

The VW Fusca continues to dominate Brazilian car sales and production, constantly progressing over the period to reach a 48% share of all production in 1967, 53% in 1968 when it passes the 100,000 units for the first time at 123,089 and 47% in 1969. The VW Kombi, in production…

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Sweden 1968-1969: Volvo 140 Series on top

1969 Volvo 142 * Many thanks to Torbjörn for making this update possible! * I only have official sales data for the best-selling model in Sweden over the period: the Volvo 140 Series, taking the relay from the Volvo Amazon. Launched in 1967, the Volvo 140 grabbed the pole position in…

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UK 1967: Ford Cortina takes the lead

1966 Ford Cortina * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on 'Read more' at end of post! * The UK new car market is up 6% year-on-year in 1967 to 1,102,266 registrations. After two years of domination by the Austin Morris 1100, the Ford Cortina, helped by the…

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France 1967: Renault 4 reclaims leadership

1967 Renault 4 * See the Top 20 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * After losing its title of best-selling car in France in 1966 to the Citroen Ami 6, the Renault 4 gets a new aluminium grill and jumps back on top in 1967 with 177,950 sales…

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UK 1965-1966: Austin Morris 1100 in charge

Austin Morris 1100 * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * The oldest models ranking information I have for the UK dates back to 1965 and at that time 1,098,887 new vehicles found a buyer in the country. The market then goes down 5% to…

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