2013 (Q1) Germany: Best-Selling Car Manufacturers and Brands

Red VW 1l Car at the Geneva Auto Salon 2013

Volkswagen, Mercedes, BMW and Audi were the top-selling car brands in Germany in a weak vehicle market at the start of 2013. The first quarter of 2013 saw a 12.9% decline in German new passenger vehicle registrations. Despite weaker sales, Volkswagen easily remains the market leader in Germany. Mercedes overtook BMW to become the second … Read more

2013 – Top Auction Prices for Mini and Microcars

Rose FMR TG 500

Hundreds of mini cars from the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum fetched top prices at a sale arranged by RM Auctions in Madison, Georgia. A special auction of historic mini cars from the break up of the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum fetched top prices for the mostly post-War European microcars. A 1958 FMR Messerschmitt fetched the … Read more

2013 January International Car Sales Worldwide

VW Santana (New) 2012

January 2013 saw a mix in new car sales: Europe and Japan struggled but passenger vehicle sales in China, Brazil and the USA were strongly up. 2013 car sales got off to a mixed start in different parts of the world. New passenger vehicle registrations in January 2013 were sharply down in most of Europe … Read more