2014 (Jan to June) International: Worldwide Car Sales

Ferrari 458 Speciale at the Geneva Auto Salon 2014

First half 2014 new vehicle registrations increased in most regions of the world with China and the USA the biggest car markets. In June 2014, new passenger vehicle registrations increased in most regions of the world with China again the biggest single-country car market. Car sales increased in June, as well as the full first … Read more

2014 (Half Year) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

Audi TT quattro sport concept shown at the Geneva Auto Show 2014.

In 2014, German premium carmakers Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, Porsche and Volkswagen had again record sales in China and worldwide during the first half of the year. The first half-year of 2014 saw German luxury and premium car brands increase sales worldwide with growth in China once again contributing the most. For the first time ever … Read more

2014 (January to May) International: Worldwide Car Sales

FAB Design Lamborghini Spidron Aventador

In May 2014, new passenger vehicle registrations increased in China, the USA, Europe and India while car sales were down in Russia, Brazil and Japan. Car sales in the largest vehicle markets in the world mostly increased during May 2014. The USA was the largest new light vehicle market in the world in May 2014 … Read more

2014 (January to April) International: Worldwide Car Sales

Koenigsegg one:1 at Geneva 2014

In April 2014, car sales continue to increase in the world’s three largest vehicle markets: China, the USA and Europe. Vehicle registrations were down in Russia, India, Brazil and Japan. April 2014 saw further growth in the largest vehicle markets in the world with China, the USA and Europe showing strong increases. The Chinese market … Read more

2014 (Q1) International: Worldwide Car Sales

McLaren 650S at the Geneva Auto Show 2014

March 2014 car sales continued to grow strongly in Japan, China and Europe for a positive first quarter in all major passenger vehicle markets in the world. In March 2014, new passenger vehicle registrations increased strongly in the world’s largest car market, China, as well as in Japan and Europe. Light vehicle sales in the … Read more

2014 (Q1) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

Mercedes S Class Coupe at the Geneva Auto Show 2014

German premium and luxury car brands had another record start to a year in 2014 with strong sales growth in China and worldwide during the first quarter. The first quarter of 2014 saw record car sales by German carmakers Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Audi worldwide. As usual, German premium and luxury cars saw the … Read more

2014 (Jan & Feb) International: Worldwide Car Sales

Bugatti Veyron Rembrandt at Geneva Auto Show 2014

In February 2014, new vehicle registrations grew strongly in China, Japan, Brazil and Europe while car sales were weaker in the USA, Russia and India. February 2014 (very much as in January) saw strong increases in car sales in China, Japan, Europe and Brazil. Similarly, the US light vehicle market was relatively flat for a … Read more

2014 (Jan) International: Worldwide Car Sales

Silver BMW 5 Series in China

January 2014 saw strong growth in car sales in China, Japan and Europe while new light vehicle registrations were down in the USA, India, and Russia. January 2014 new passenger and light vehicle registrations started strong worldwide although developments were different in various regions of the world. Car sales continue to increase in China with … Read more

2013 (Jan to Dec) International: Worldwide Car Sales

VW Beetle Dune Concept Car

In December 2013, new passenger vehicle registrations increased in Europe, Russia, the USA, Japan and China but declined in Brazil and India. Car sales for the full year 2013 increased in the USA and China but decreased in other regions of the world including Europe, Russia, Japan, Brazil and India. In December 2013, car sales … Read more

2013 (Full Year) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

VW PAssats parked

In 2013, German luxury carmakers had a record year with best sales ever in China and worldwide for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen. Car sales in the USA and China continued to expand in 2013, which was generally good news for German luxury car manufacturers Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Volkswagen. All had their … Read more