2019 (January to April) International: Worldwide Car Sales

Koenigsegg Regera Geneva Auto Salon 2019

April 2019: Car sales increased in Brazil and Japan but were lower in Europe, the USA, Russia and much weaker in India and China. January to April 2019: new passenger vehicle registrations were lower thus far this year in all major car markets in the world with the exception of Brazil. During the first four … Read more

2019 (Q1) International: Worldwide Car Sales

March 2019: Car sales increased in Russia and were flat in Brazil but weaker in Europe, the USA, Japan, India and especially in China. January to March 2019: New passenger vehicle registrations during the first quarter of 2019 increased by 10% in Brazil but were lower in all other major regions of the world. New … Read more

2019 (January & February) International: Worldwide Car Sales

February 2019: Car sales were stronger in Brazil, flat in Europe, Japan and India, and weaker in the USA, Russia and China. January & February 2019: new passenger car sales in major regions of the world were lower at the start of 2019. The Brazilian new car market continued to expand and the Japanese car … Read more

2018 (Full Year) International: Global Top-Selling Car Models

The Ford F-Series, Toyota Corolla, and Honda Civic were the top-selling car models worldwide in 2018. In 2018 (full year), the Ford F-Series pickup was again the world’s best-selling passenger vehicle model with sales of just over a million units globally. The Toyota Corolla remained the top-selling passenger car in the world with sales increasing … Read more

2018 (Full Year) International: Global Top Car Brands

Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford were the best-selling passenger vehicle brands worldwide in 2018. In 2018, Toyota was again the world’s leading car brand with sales increasing to just over 8 million vehicles worldwide. Volkswagen was second with sales increasing to over 6.7 million cars while Ford sales contracted by 11% to just over 5.3 million … Read more

2019 Global: Volkswagen Produced Fifth Million Tiguan

VW Tiguan 2016

In 2019, Volkswagen produced the fifth million VW Tiguan – the most-popular VW SUV for the past eleven years. 800,000 were sold worldwide in 2018. In mid-January 2019, the five millionth VW Tiguan left the assembly line at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant. The compact Tiguan has enjoyed worldwide success since its market launch in 2007, and … Read more

2018 (Full Year) International: Worldwide Car Sales

In 2018, car sales in Brazil, Russia and India increased but were flat in Europe, Japan and the USA, and weaker in China. In December 2018, new car sales were stronger in Brazil, Russia and USA but flat in India, and weaker in the EU, Japan and China. For the full year 2018, car sales … Read more

2018 Global: Volkswagen Group Worldwide Sales by Brand

In 2018, Volkswagen Group deliveries worldwide increased by 0.9% to a record 10.83 million vehicles. Volkswagen brand, Škoda, Seat, Porsche and Lamborghini sold in record numbers. In 2018, the Volkswagen Group set an all-time record with 10.83 million vehicles delivered throughout the world, 0.9 percent more than in 2017. The Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Škoda, Seat, Porsche and … Read more

2018 International: German Luxury Car Sales Worldwide and in China

In 2018, German car brands Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche had record sales worldwide and in China. Audi sales were lower. German luxury and premium car brands mostly outperformed the broader market. In 2018, German luxury carmakers BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche achieved the eighth consecutive year of higher worldwide car sales. Volkswagens also sold in … Read more