Malawi: Toyota Hilux leads the way

* Click on title for street scenes and videos! * Like many other African markets, Malawi is 'owned' by Toyota, which should place the Hilux and Corolla on top of the sales, and the Fortuner, Land Cruiser 70 and Hiace a bit lower. The Nissan Hardbody also seem quite successful.…

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Cameroon: Hilux on top

* Click on title for Cameroon street scenes! * The car market in Cameroon is still relatively limited with 3,167 new vehicles sold in 2007 (vs. around 75,000 yearly used car sales). Toyota holds close to half the market (40% in 2004 - last official figures) and should place the…

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Argentina November 2010: Sandero #1!

The Argentinian market is on fire in 2010 at +44% in November. For the very first time, it is led by the Renault Sandero, with 2,929 registrations and 5.4% of the market, ahead of the Chevrolet Corsa Classic at 5.1%. It is possibly the first time the Sandero leads the…

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Ireland November 2010: Megane #1, Golf #1 YTD

Tiny sales figure this month in Ireland: only 1,771 registrations (+104% year-on-year). The year-to-date figure is a more respectable 90,369, up 64%. The Renault Megane leads the ranking in November with 114 sales and 6.4%, but the relevance of this figure is minimal given the size of the market this…

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Finland November 2010: Auris #1

Still extremely healthy, the Finnish car market is up 32% in November (8,146 registrations) and 23% in 2010 (104,311). The models ranking is getting a bit of a shake up this month, with the Toyota Auris taking the lead at a very solid 4.6% market share, ahead of the Skoda…

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