2007 (Full Year) Germany: Best-Selling Car Brands and Models

The VW Golf and Passat were the best-selling passenger cars in Germany in 2007 while Volkswagen and Mercedes were the leading automobile brands. The German car market, Europe’s largest, shrunk by 9.2% during 2007 to 3,148,163 new passenger vehicle registrations. The Volkswagen Golf easily maintained its position as Germany’s favorite car while Volkswagen also remained … Read more

2007 (Full Year) Europe: Car Sales per European Country

New passenger vehicle registrations in European countries were flat in 2007. The largest European car markets were Germany, Italy, Britain and France.

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In 2007,聽15,958,871 new passenger cars were registered in the European Union (EU) and聽European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries. The European new car market was relatively flat showing only a 1.1% increase over 2006 when聽15,782,959 new cars were registered. The important German market was down while the other three large markets – Italy, Britain, and France – showed only modest growth.

Europe’s favorite car model in 2007, according to Jato, was the Peugeot 207, followed by the VW Golf and the Ford Focus.

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2007 (Full Year) Europe: Top-Selling Cars Brands

Europe’s top-selling automobile brands in 2007 were car manufacturers Volkswagen, Opel, Ford, Renault, Peugeot, and Fiat. Car sales in the European Union and EFTA were relatively flat.

Volkswagen easily remained the top car manufacturer and best-selling car brand in the European Union and EFTA countries during 2007
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Volkswagen easily remained the top car manufacturer and best-selling car brand in the European Union and EFTA countries during 2007. The European car market was weak with only a 1.1% increase of new passenger car registrations compared to 2006. Europe’s favorite car was the Peugeot 207.

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2010 Britain: Best-Selling Car Brands in the UK

Ford Fiesta, the UK's Best-Selling Car (UK)

Ford, Vauxhall, and Volkswagen were the top-selling car brands in the UK in 2010. The Fiesta, Astra, and Focus were the most popular car models in Britain. Ford maintained its position at the top of the list of best-selling automobile brands in the United Kingdom (UK) despite losing market share to Vauxhall, Volkswagen, and BMW. … Read more

2010 Europe: Best-Selling Car Makes and Brands

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2010 new passenger vehicle registration statistics show Volkswagen remained the strongest automobile manufacturer and top car brand in Europe. In 2010, Volkswagen easily remained Europe鈥檚 strongest car manufacturer and top-selling car brand. The French PSA Group was the second strongest carmaker in Europe in 2010, while Renault was the second strongest selling car brand in … Read more

2010 Europe: Car Sales Statistics by Country

New passenger vehicle registrations in Europe were down around 5% in 2010. Germany remains the strongest car market and VW the top manufacturer and brand. New car sales in Europe in 2010 declined by around five percentage points to just less than 14 million cars sold. The end of government car-scrapping schemes had a clear … Read more

2010 Germany: Best-Selling Car Manufacturers

Volkswagen followed by Mercedes and BMW were the top-selling passenger vehicle marques in Germany in 2010. The VW Golf remains Germany’s favorite car model. Volkswagen easily remained the top-selling passenger vehicle manufacturer in Germany in 2010. Premium auto brands Mercedes and BMW were the second and third most-sold car brands in Germany, while Opel just … Read more

2010 Japan: Best-Selling Car Brands

Toyota Prius 2010

Full-year car sales statistics show Toyota as the best-selling vehicle manufacturer in Japan in 2010. The Toyota Prius was Japan’s favorite car model. In 2010 Toyota was again easily the strongest vehicle manufacturer in Japan. Full-year car sales statistics confirmed that Toyota has sold more vehicles than second-placed Honda and third-placed Nissan combined. The Toyota … Read more

2010 Japan: Best-Selling Car Models

Toyota Prius 2010

The Toyota Prius, Honda Fit, and Toyota Vitz were the best-selling car models in Japan in 2010. New passenger car registrations in Japan increased by 10%. The Toyota Prius was the most popular car model in Japan in 2010 and recorded the highest annual sales ever for a single car model in Japan. The Prius … Read more

2010 Britain: Best-Selling Car Models in the UK

UK Ford Fiesta 2010 (UK)

The Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Astra, Focus, Corsa, Volkswagen Golf, and VW Polo were the most popular new passenger car models registered in Britain in 2010. The Ford Fiesta remained Britain鈥檚 favorite car in 2010 for the second year in a row. Second on the list of best-selling car models in the UK in 2010 was … Read more