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Europe: Golf sales go up 28%


You would think that after some 40 years and 7 generations, Volkswagen’s Golf might have lost its “modjo”, but according to market researcher JATO Dynamics it’s not the case. In January, Golf retained the title of Europe’s best selling car thanks to a 28% increase in deliveries, while its smaller sibling – Polo – took second place, jumping two positions after ...
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Europe: January sales going up
Industry data revealed today showed that finally the European region is coming back to life, with car sales growing 5.2 % to 967.778 vehicles in January. Data from the Association of ...
Europe: Ford sees good January sales
While the average industry growth for the first month of 2014 was at the 4.7% point, Ford saw European sales almost double the size, with a 9.2% increase. According to the ...
VW Group deliveries in January up 6.5%
Thanks to growing sales gains in core European markets, Volkswagen Group’s sales for January went up 6.5% to 798,100 vehicles, offsetting the weaker demand registered in the US and Brazil. January’s ...
China: local brands fear foreign automakers
China’s Association of Automobile Manufacturers, the country’s main auto group, said that local auto brands would be “killed in the cradle” if the state government relaxes foreign automaker’s rules on ...
Europe: German sales recovery could take the entire region up
According to market analyst LMC Automotive, the strong increase in sales reported in January in Germany is a good sign that the entire European region could see growth in 2014. LMC ...
Europe: January sales at Skoda up 16.5%
According to the Czech manufacturer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, sales in the first month of the year were up by16.5% to reach 80,900 vehicles, thanks to strong ...
China: January auto sales rise, but fail to meet estimates
As analysts estimate that China’s economy, currently the second largest in the world, might slow down this year, car sales seem to hint the same. According to the state-backed China Association ...
Europe: Nissan’s Leaf sees record sales in 2013
Nissan announced that its electric car Leaf, which is the world's best-selling electric vehicle, also recorded its best year in 2013, when it also became the best seller in the ...
China: Ford’s January sales up 53 %
The second biggest US automaker, alongside its Chinese joint ventures managed a health run for the January month, enjoying a 53% surge in year-over year sales, reaching wholesales of 94,466 ...

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