View Full Version : June 2007 Sales/Market Reports
06-29-2007, 05:14 PM
Post all June sales, news and recap here (all regions and markets - worldwide).<br>
07-03-2007, 02:24 PM
US - June 2007<p>Audi: -3.1%<br><A HREF="http://media.audiusa.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=9909" TARGET="_blank">http://media.audiusa.com/artic...=9909</A><p>BMW (BMW, Mini): +6.0%<br><A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-03-2007/0004619979&EDATE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-...EDATE</A>=<p>DaimlerChrysler (Mercedes, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep): -1.8%<br><A HREF="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&ct=us/0-0&fp=468a1501766f2f1e&ei=UqqKRo6_KaKuoAKj5a3nBg&url=http%3A//money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/NYTU04403072007-1.htm&cid=1117819352" TARGET="_blank">http://news.google.com/news/ur...19352</A><p>GM (Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, HUMMER, Isuzu, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn): -24%<br><A HREF="http://media.gm.com/servlet/GatewayServlet?target=http://image.emerald.gm.com/gmnews/viewpressreldetail.do?domain=2&docid=37543" TARGET="_blank">http://media.gm.com/servlet/Ga...37543</A><p>Ford (Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Jaguar, Volvo, Land Rover): -9.7%<br><A HREF="http://media.ford.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=26284" TARGET="_blank">http://media.ford.com/article_...26284</A><p>Honda (Honda, Acura): +7.3%<br><A HREF="http://www.hondanews.com/categories/1097/releases/4053" TARGET="_blank">http://www.hondanews.com/categ.../4053</A><p>Hyundai: +11%<br><A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-03-2007/0004619931&EDATE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-...EDATE</A>=<p>Kia: -4.2%<br><A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-03-2007/0004619996&EDATE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-...EDATE</A>=<p>Mazda: +8.6%<br><A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-03-2007/0004620010&EDATE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-...EDATE</A>=<p>Mitsubishi: +30%<br><A HREF="http://media.mitsubishicars.com/detail?mid=MIT2007070346678&mime=ASC" TARGET="_blank">http://media.mitsubishicars.co...e=ASC</A><p>Nissan (Nissan, Infiniti): +18.2%<br><A HREF="http://www.nissannews.com/corporate/news/current/20070703085006.shtml" TARGET="_blank">http://www.nissannews.com/corp...shtml</A><p>Subaru: -7%<br><A HREF="http://vocuspr.vocus.com/vocuspr30/Newsroom/ViewAttachment.aspx?SiteName=Subaru&Entity=PRAsset&AttachmentType=F&EntityID=104120&AttachmentID=ca19e507-e908-4aa0-8f88-f0ea5abec204" TARGET="_blank">http://vocuspr.vocus.com/vocus...ec204</A> (word file)<p>Suzuki: +9%<br><A HREF="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&ct=us/5-0&fp=468adee833664667&ei=FK-KRtasCY_CowKrvtDkBg&url=http%3A//www.theautochannel.com/F/news/2007/07/03/054041.html&cid=1117820182" TARGET="_blank">http://news.google.com/news/ur...20182</A><p>Toyota (Toyota, Lexus, Scion): +6.1%<br><A HREF="http://pressroom.toyota.com/Releases/View?id=TYT2007070389166" TARGET="_blank">http://pressroom.toyota.com/Re...89166</A><p>VW: +15.0%<br><A HREF="http://media.vw.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=10171" TARGET="_blank">http://media.vw.com/article_di...10171</A>
07-04-2007, 11:41 PM
Can someone tell me why/how Suzuki (10,325) sells more than Audi (7,789). I didn't even know Suzukis were THAT popular...
07-05-2007, 08:18 AM
Pricing is a big factor. Also, Suzuki was (and maybe still is) offering zero percent financing (IIRC) on its highest priced product, XL-7, which attributed to the surge.
07-05-2007, 10:41 PM
<U><B>Australia:</B></U><p><B>Top 20 Passenger cars & SUVs - June 2007</B><p>Toyota Corolla 5,890<br>Holden Commodore 5,588<br>Ford Falcon 3,206<br>Mazda3 3,037<br>Toyota Yaris 2,926<br>Toyota Camry 2,645<br>Toyota Aurion 2,626<br>Hyundai Getz 2,486<br>Mitsubishi Lancer 2,143<br>Ford Territory 2,056<br>Holden Astra 1,763<br>Volkswagen Golf 1,619<br>Ford Focus 1,554<br>Honda Jazz 1,392<br>Kia Rio 1,361<br>Suzuki Swift 1,353<br>Toyota RAV4 1,343<br>Toyota Prado 1,339<br>Honda Civic 1,186<br>Nissan Tiida 1,166<p><br><B>Top 10 Selling Euros:</B><p>1. Volkswagen - 2,848 +42.1%<br>2. BMW - 1,650 +6.6%<br>3. Mercedes-Benz - 1,498 -2.2%<br>4. Peugeot - 1,016 +12.9%<br>5. Audi - 676 +43.0%<br>6. Volvo - 446 +24.2%<br>7. SAAB - 336 +17.4%<br>8. Citroen - 330 +6.7%<br>9. Land Rover - 327 -11.8%<br>10. Renault - 304 -2.2%<p><B>Individually:</B><p>Toyota 24,539<br>Holden 14,256<br>Ford 10,304<br>Mitsubishi 8,192<br>Mazda 6,932<br>Nissan 5,845 <br>Honda 5,750 <br>Hyundai ,023<br>Subaru 4,085<br>Volkswagen 2,848<br>Suzuki 2,368<br>Kia 2,330<br>Mercedes-Benz 1,498<br>BMW 1,650<br>Peugeot 1,016<br>Isuzu 816<br>Lexus 761<br>Audi 676<br>Jeep 487<br>Volvo Car 446<br>Saab 336<br>Citroen 330<br>Land Rover 327<br>Renault 304<br>Chrysler 297<br>Alfa Romeo 206<br>MINI 191<br>Ssangyong 180<br>Proton 150<br>Fiat 143<br>Porsche 114<br>Jaguar 74<br>Smart 36<br>Bentley 17<br>Maserati 13<br>Ferrari 10<br>Aston Martin 7<br>Lamborghini 3<br>Lotus 3<br>Rolls-Royce 2<p><U><B>New Zealand:</B></U><p><B>Top 10 NZ: Cars and Commercials combined</B><p>1. Toyota- 1864<br>2. Ford- 1053<br>3. Holden- 911<br>4. Mitsubishi- 688<br>5. Nissan- 645<br>6. Mazda- 625<br>7. Honda- 475<br>8. Hyundai- 427<br>9. Suzuki- 397<br>10. Subaru- 250<p><B>Euros</B><p>1. Volkswagen- 184<br>2. Mercedes Benz- 115<br>3. Audi- 111<br>4. BMW- 99<br>5. Peugeot- 92<br>6. Land Rover- 50<br>7. Skoda- 27<br>8. MINI- 25<br>9. Porsche- 22<br>10= Citroen and Fiat- 17 each
07-07-2007, 11:28 AM
<A HREF="http://www.autoblog.com/2007/07/06/what-actually-sells-fleet-sales-for-first-half-of-2007" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autoblog.com/2007/0...-2007</A>/<p>fleet/rental sales vs consumer sales<br>for the first half of 2007 in the US
07-08-2007, 03:06 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>StevenZoz</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Can someone tell me why/how Suzuki (10,325) sells more than Audi (7,789). I didn't even know Suzukis were THAT popular...</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Almost half of Suzuki's sales weren't Suzukis at all, but Korean Daewoos, re-badged as Suzukis, flying off the lot for well under $15k apiece. You can't touch an A3 for under $25K, and the rest of the line much higher.<br>And, ten thousand cars a month for an entire line with a half dozen models isn't much at all. Kia sells nearkt 6000 Spectras a month alone, plus 2000 Rios and 3000 Optimas, Kia's passenger cars alone outsell the whole Suzuki line.
07-28-2007, 07:45 AM
<B>Japan automakers June, first-half output, exports</B><p><br><A HREF="http://www.reuters.com/article/economicNews/idUST16419120070726" TARGET="_blank">http://www.reuters.com/article...70726</A><br>
08-01-2007, 04:43 PM
<A HREF="http://www.businesscar.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=4&storycode=1729&c=2&theme=0" TARGET="_blank">http://www.businesscar.co.uk/s...eme=0</A><p>SALES FIGURES: Audi leapfrogs arch rival BMW to become premium top dog<p>25 July, 2007<p>Six months into the year and Ford continues to dominate both the list of best-selling fleet makers and cars. However, look down a little and youll see that every Audi model is on the march, writes Paul Barker<p>The status quo has been maintained at the top of the overall sales chart in the first half of 2007 as far business car registrations are concerned, but there has been a switch in leadership of the premium brand sector.<p>The first half of this year has seen a 2.8% rise in like-for-like fleet registrations, to a total of 617,286 units. Overall, new car registrations are running at 2.0%?up for the first six months of the year, and fleet is once again outperforming retail (which is up 1.4%).<p>Ford again tops the list of fleet car makers, enjoying an advantage of more than 5500 registrations over arch rival Vauxhall. The rest of the top five mirrors the hierarchy at the end of 2006 VW, Peugeot and Renault in that order. VW, however, has had a good first half of the year to put some distance between itself and its rivals, while both French brands are down on 2006 to leave them peering nervously over their shoulders at Audi, which has seen amazing growth so far this year. A 37.5% increase in sales compared with the first six months of 2006 has seen it overhaul both Toyota and, more satisfyingly for the German premium brand, BMW, which has surprisingly suffered a 10.4% reduction in registrations.<p>Audis success has also seen the A4 outsell the BMW 3-series to become fleets top compact exec model, taking it to the verge of the overall fleet top 10, while the A6 has passed the 5-series to become the top-selling fleet executive model (see table page 17). Every Audi is up year-on-year, with the Q7 coming from a standing start this year to be the second best-selling large 4x4 behind the Land Rover Discovery. BMW meanwhile has suffered from a slow build-up after the new X5 was launched a couple of months ago, while the X3 has disappeared completely, dropping from position 65 at the close of 2006 to now rank 118 in the top sellers list thanks to a 66.1% fall in registrations.<p>New Kia boss Paul Philpott has been...
08-01-2007, 04:44 PM
New Kia boss Paul Philpott has been true to his word and pulled the Korean brand out of the low-profit fleet business. A drop of four places to 20th in our chart of business car brands due to a 41.8% plunge is evidence of that, with the baby Picanto the obvious fall guy, falling outside the top 100 from its place just inside the top 50 at the end of last year. The good news, though, is that the new Ceed lower medium hatchback has already broken into the top 100 (at 97).<p>Nissans recovery after a couple of years with little attractive product seems to be well underway. The Note has passed the Vauxhall Meriva to lead the supermini-MPV category (though how much of that was Mobility business is open to question) while the Qashqai is also selling well, and is comfortably inside the top 50 despite only being launched this spring.<p>Among the top 100 models the Focus, Astra, Fiesta and Mondeo lock out the top four once again, with Peugeots new 207 being the only car outside of Ford, Vauxhall and VW to make the top 10.<p>Further down, Citroens C4 has had an eyebrow-raisingly good half-year for a car approaching middle age, while newcomers such as the Ford S-max and Toyota Auris have joined the 207 in establishing themselves in the top 50.<p>Diesel sales<p>Fleet diesel registrations are up 7.3% in the first six months of the year, and have accounted for 46.0% of new fleet cars, two percentage points up at the same time in 2006. Audis good run is, unsurprisingly, mirrored in the diesel chart (right), grabbing fourth place above BMW and Peugeot, while Renault slipped behind Toyota to eighth and Nissan comes into the top 20 at the expense of ChryslerJeep.<p>Of all the market segments (left), the lower medium sector is again the dominant one, accounting for 28.7% of fleet registrations. The upper medium sector was down 3.6% in the first half of 2007 and its market share dropped 1.4% to 20.8%, at least in part due to the Mondeo, the biggest player in the segment, being in changeover from old to new. Superminis and Mini-MPVs come next, with supermini-MPVs grabbing fifth place from small 4x4s thanks almost entirely to the popularity of Nissans new Note.
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