Australia 2012 Results Highlights

Australia was the world’s 14th largest passenger car market in 2012. More than 1.1 million units were sold, with a healthy positive growth of 10%. If this trend continues (YTD numbers indicate sales have advanced 4%*), this market could outsell Italy soon. Last year, SUV segment counted for the biggest part of car market, with […]

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Japan 2012 Full Year Analysis

Japan is the world’s third largest car market but it is a difficult one for non-Japanese makers. After a terrible 2011 (earthquake, tsunami), the industry is back in 2012, up 28%. That’s the best performance among developed markets, and is just behind the Middle East car markets, Iceland and Peru. Regular Passenger cars sales (+26%) […]

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