USA September 2010

Hyundai Sonata After a very tough year last year, 2010 has seen the US car market go back to normal with an outrageous domination from the Ford F-Series and September is no exception: it gains 40% over to Sep '09 at 47,433 sales, while the Chevrolet Silverado does even better,…

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Italy September 2010

In a market losing 19% vs. 2009, Fiat manages a 1-2-3 this month with the Fiat Punto leading the way at 7% market share (8% over 9 months 2010), ahead of the Fiat Panda at 6.5% (7%) and the Fiat 500 at 4.2% (Vs. 3.6% over 2010). A good performance…

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Luxembourg August 2010

BMW 5 Series It's very rare to have access to car sales results in Luxembourg (last time I managed to do so was 3 years ago!) so let's enjoy them while we got them! No model detail is available but the market is pretty dynamic with 20.189 sales in 8…

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Romania 2009: Logan at 24%, Sandero #2

Dacia Sandero The Romanian market did one thing in 2009: it crashed to the ground, going from 324,080 sales in 2008 to 147,962 (-55%) in spite of of government subsidies. In this chaos, the Dacia Logan has managed to slightly improve its market share, from 23.4% to 23.7%. It's lower…

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Luxembourg 2009: VW Golf and Audi A4 on top

Audi A4 * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * Car sales in Luxembourg are not massively affected by the economic crisis, down only 9% to 45,186 registrations. The VW Golf keeps the pole position with 2,188 sales, up 7% on last year to reach…

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Lithuania 2009: Renault Megane snaps up top spot

Renault Megane * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * The Lithuanian car market is really affected by the economic crisis: down 66% on 2008 at 7,515 registrations. But like in Estonia, one model makes a joke of this drop by gaining 411% year-on-year and…

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Estonia 2009: Renault Megane takes the lead

Renault Megane * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * Estonian car sales crumble to the ground this year at -60% and 9,946 registrations. But the market leader absolutely ignored this trend: the Renault Megane, significantly helped by the new generation now on sale, gained…

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