2024 (April) Europe: Car Sales and Market Analysis

April 2024: the European new car market expanded by 13% but the growth in battery-electric car, PHEV, and SUV sales in Europe was slower than in recent months. Car sales in Europe (European Union, EFTA, and UK) increased by 12.6% in April 2024 to just over a million vehicles. Battery-electric vehicle sales increased by 15% … Read more

2024 (March) Europe: Car Sales and Market Analysis

In March 2024, new passenger vehicle registrations in Europe (EU, EFTA, UK) contracted by 3% but sales of hybrid electric cars were much stronger while demand for battery electric cars was weak. New car sales in Europe decreased by 2.7% in March 2024 with persistently high inflation, interest rates, and very high prices restraining demand. … Read more

2024 (February) Europe: Car Sales and Market Analysis

In February 2024, new passenger vehicle registrations in Europe (EU, EFTA, UK) increased by 10% with sales increasing mostly for petrol cars.

In February 2024, new passenger vehicle registrations in Europe (EU, EFTA, UK) increased by 10% with sales increasing mostly for petrol cars. New car sales in the European market increased by a tenth in February 2024. The major growth sector was for petrol-engined vehicles with sales of diesels lower and the market share of battery-electric … Read more

2024 (January) Europe: Car Sales and Market Analysis

In January 2024, new car sales in Europe increased by 11% with Volkswagen the top-selling brand in Europe and the Dacia Sandero Europe’s favorite car model. The European new car market (EU, EFTA, and UK) expanded by 11% in January 2024 to just over a million new passenger vehicle registrations. Volkswagen remained the largest carmaker … Read more

2023 (Full Year) Europe: Top 50 Best-Selling Car Models

In the full year 2023, the Tesla Model Y, Dacia Sandero, Volkswagen T-Roc, and Renault Clio were the top-selling car models in Europe. In the full calendar year 2023, the Tesla Model Y was the best-selling car model in Europe — the first time ever for a non-European car to claim the top spot in … Read more

2023 (Full Year) Global: Lexus Worldwide Car Sales by Country

In full-year 2023, Lexus worldwide car sales increased by 32% to a record high with the USA the most important global country market.

In full-year 2023, Lexus worldwide car sales increased by 32% to a record high with the USA the most important global country market. 2023 (January to December): Lexus global sales reached a record high of 824,258 units (a 32% increase compared to the previous year). Lexus attributed this growth to strong demand, particularly in North … Read more