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AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PREVIEW 1816  ISSUE NL1816 | Published - 31 August 2018
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|  DIESEL SALES  | EUROPE | AID DATA
Q1 2018 diesel car sales Western Europe data and trendsAs bad as it gets for Europe’s diesel car market?

Latest data, compiled by AID every month, suggests that West Europe’s badly hammered diesel car market, while still weak, is no longer deteriorating at the speed seen during last year


  | Diesel cars out of favour, but have we seen the worst of the plunge? 
 
| Diesel appears to be undergoing a lull at present  

 


 

|  ELECTRIC CAR BEV SALES  | W-EUROPE |  AID DATA
Europe electric car registrations October 2017July scorcher for West Europe’s summer temperatures and BEV sales 

Sweltering temperatures in much of July were echoed to an extent by hot buying intensity from some of the region’s electric car buyers. AID’s exclusive own figures show that West Europe’s July market for pure electric cars (BEVs) grew by almost 40 per cent. That’s partly thanks to strong respective sales gains of 35.8 per cent and 25.6 per cent in both Germany and Norway, now two of West Europe’s leading BEV markets. But that’s not all


  | Sweden | July says all change for higher tax new car market 
 
| Tesla Q2 volume almost equal to Jaguar 

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickWLTP | Sea change ahead

"At long last, the change-over to a more realistic value for the fuel-consumption of new cars is not coming a moment too soon. Starting tomorrow, September 1 2018, all new cars sold in EU Europe must come with an official fuel-economy value measured under the new WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure) method. That’s a great victory for common sense. The previously provided fuel-economy value, measured under the ancient NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) scheme, was not worth the paper it was written on"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
DIESEL CAR SALES
  |  By country July 2018 v July 2017
|  By country July 2018 v July 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer July 2018 v July 2017
|  By manufacturer July 2018 v July 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By country July 2018 v July 2017
|  By country July 2018 v July 2017
| GERMANY 
 CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer July 2018 v July 2017
|  By manufacturer July 2018 v July 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
PORSCHE | IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PREVIEW 1815  ISSUE NL1815 | Published - 17 August 2018
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|  JAPAN  | H1 CAR MARKET
Japan H1 car sales trends 2017 hybrid countryIn Japan the sales share of diesels is rising 

Toyota remains the most successful carmaker. Now, that’s not a recent development. Despite bright new upstarts in the same field, such as Korea’s highly respected Hyundai-Kia, in retrospect Toyota has held this coveted pedestal autoindustry position for decades


  | Signs of life spotted in Japan’s car market 
 
| Japan world’s biggest market for home-grown petrol-electric hybrids 

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickToyota set to clear EU’s 2020/21 CO2 hurdle without BEVs

"Toyota remains the most successful carmaker. Now, that’s not a recent development. Despite bright new upstarts in the same field, such as Korea’s highly respected Hyundai-Kia, in retrospect Toyota has held this coveted pedestal autoindustry position for decades"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Japan world’s biggest market for home-grown petrol-electric hybrids 
  | Sweden’s July steep vehicle tax hike sparks last minute June car sales frenzy

 

|  JAPAN  | H1 CAR MARKET
Japan H1 car sales trends 2017 hybrid countryJapan world’s biggest market for home-grown petrol-electric hybrids 

AID investigates this year’s Japanese car sales trends and finds that Toyota’s home market still stands out as the world’s way and ahead biggest market for petrol-electric hybrid (HEVs) cars. Put into perspective, this first half Japan’s HEV market was more than three-times the size of its direct US HEV equivalent, which like Japan and Europe remains dominated by Toyota Group products


  | Signs of life spotted in Japan’s car market 
 
| Japan – Global car hybrid capital 

 


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| JAPAN 
 CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer June 2018 v June 2017
|  By manufacturer 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| JAPAN 
  CAR SALES
  |  By sector 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| JAPAN 
  CAR SALES
  |  By top selling models H1 2018
| EUROPE 
CAR SALES
  |  By country July 2018 v July 2017
|  By country 7-Months 2018 v 7-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
LCV SALES
  |  By country June 2018 v June 2017
|  By country 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| WORLD 
PREMIUM CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer June 2018 v June 2017
|  By manufacturer 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
TOYOTA | IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID Newsletter 1814 front page preview  ISSUE NL1814 | Published - 03 August 2018
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|  DIESEL SALES  | EUROPE | AID DATA
Q1 2018 diesel car sales Western Europe data and trendsDiesel cars out of favour, but have we seen the worst of the plunge?

That is the overriding question on the minds of autoindustry strategists after digesting the very latest statistical news on the current state of West Europe’s previously market-dominating diesel car June’s diesel car market in Western Europe, providing yet another revealing piece in the jigsaw, suggests that for the time being at least, the previously plummeting sales share of diesels now appears to have settled down to a more moderate rate of decline.


  | Petrol powered cars make further sharp inroads at expense of sinking diesels 
 
| Heaviest shelling of already badly damaged diesel bunkers appears to be undergoing a lull at present  

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickTesla says Model 3 leads US ‘Mid-Sized-Premium Sedans’ in July

"Today, perhaps more than ever, we live in a world of fake news. Who’s to know whether car A compared to car B is built with both superior quality parts and quality labour and in consequence is notably more fault free and reliable?
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Tesla Q2 volumes almost equal to Jaguar
  | Sweden’s July steep vehicle tax hike sparks last minute June car sales frenzy

 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
DIESEL CAR SALES
  |  By country June 2018 v June 2017
|  By country 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer June 2018 v June 2017
|  By manufacturer 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By country June 2018 v June 2017
|  By country 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By top selling models Jan-Jun 2018
| EUROPE 
TRUCK SALES 16T GVW AND OVER
  |  By country June 2018 v June 2017
|  By country 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| BRAZIL 
CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer June 2018 v June 2017
|  By manufacturer 6-Months 2018 v 6-Months 2017
| WORLD CAR SALES SUPPLEMENT
WORLD CAR SALES Q2 2018 SUPPLEMENT | AID EXCLUSIVE  
  |  AID's latest quarterly statistical car sales supplement
| WESTERN EUROPE 
DACIA | IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID Newsletter 1813 front page preview  ISSUE NL1813 | Published - 20 July 2018
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|  WESTERN EUROPE  | CAR SALES |  VW
VW market share back on the riseWeren’t Volkswagen’s sales supposed to fall?

At a time when West Europe’s still rosy-looking car market is entering a markedly cooler second half, AID reports exclusively on the winners and losers this first half


  | Sweden’s July steep vehicle tax hike sparks last minute June car sales frenzy 
 
| Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise  

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickBonus-malus

"There are no two ways about it. Left to the free market BEVs are going nowhere fast until prices are halved, real world driving range climbs to say 400 plus kilometres and the crucial recharging system is a great deal more dense than today. One further element needed for success is legislation to help the course without an undue burden on the public purse. So much for the theory"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Electric LCV called StreetScooter
  | Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km

 

|  ELECTRIC CAR SALES  | GLOBAL Q2 |  TESLA
Tesla global Q2 2018 sales vs. JaguarTesla Q2 volume almost equal to Jaguar

Tesla, the world’s most closely followed manufacturer of premium–priced electric cars (BEVs) is already snapping at the heels of UK premium carmaker Jaguar. The question now is, as AID’s segment observers have put it most topically, “based on Tesla’s latest sales surge it is not if Tesla will outsell Jaguar on the global prestige sector sales scene, but how soon” 


  | Sweden’s July steep vehicle tax hike sparks last minute June car sales frenzy 
 
| Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise 

 


 

|  FUEL MIX  | GERMANY
Germany 15 year diesel trendPetrol powered cars make further sharp inroads at expense of sinking diesels

For AID’s perplexed market observers today’s question is not so much whether Germany’s previously long-flourishing domestic market for cutting-edge diesel cars will fade into obscurity, but how soon. 


  | Damaged diesel appears to be undergoing a lull in falling mix at present 
 
| Free fall in UK diesel car sales continued in March

 


 

|  H1 CAR SALES  | WESTERN EUROPE
June European car sales June Car Market 
Burst of hot June sunshine, but cooler car sales on horizon

For the vast majority of new car markets in Western Europe, June’s new car sales mirrored June’s high summer temperatures accompanied by near uninterrupted wall to wall sunshine. With less than a handful of yet undeclared regional markets, including the major UK market, June’s new car sales in Western Europe comfortably exceeded last year’s turnout. For all of Western Europe AID estimates a 4.5 per cent rise in June sales to a provisional 1.48m sales. 


  | Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise 
 
| UK today’s biggest European market PHEVs

 


 

|  TAX CHANGE  | SWEDEN
Sweden car sales June tax changeSweden’s July steep vehicle tax hike sparks last minute June car sales frenzy

June new car sales in Sweden went through the roof. Apart from a massive 72.9 per cent pole-vault jump in new car sales to 66,244 units June also enters Sweden’s auto-industry record books as the highest-ever sales month for new cars. Significant increases in annual vehicle taxes, particularly for vehicles with high CO2 emission came into effect July 1 this year. These tax hikes for higher polluting cars in particular were at the root of June’s car sales bonanza


  | Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise 
 
| UK today’s biggest European market PHEVs

 


 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PAGE ONE PREVIEW 1812  ISSUE NL1812 | Published - 29 June 2018
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|  ELECTRIC CAR PHEV SALES  | UK |  AID DATA
UK PHEV car sales by model Q1UK today’s biggest European market for PHEVs

It’s almost as if this is one of the great trade secrets waiting to be discovered, actual UK sales of PHEVs by manufacturer and model are not divulged to the public at large or the media. In the UK the same goes for sales of electric cars (BEVs) 


  | Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise 
 
| Refreshed Nissan LEAF takes ZOE’s long held European BEV sales crown

 


 

|  LIGHT VEHICLE SALES  | RUSSIA
Russia Light Vehicle Sales May 2018World Cup puts strong kick into Russia’s new car spending

For those patiently waiting for the inevitable rebound from Russia’s previously slump-struck car market, car sales data for the five months to May brings great comfort. Little doubt, the same goes to Russia’s political leadership. That’s because this summer Russia plays host to this year’s closely watched football world cup. Russia’s previously underrated football team, contrary to expectation, is already leading its group after two straight wins in a row 


  | Resilience of Turkey’s car market defies expectations 
 
| Return to business as usual, China main driver


 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickVolkswagen Ford strategic van alliance

"Many of today’s automakers will probably readily admit, albeit off the record, that the inevitable transformation from today’s market dominating petrol and diesel powered cars to so-called New Energy Vehicles will probably be a great deal slower than environmentalists would want. And yet, there is one development carmakers’ seem to agree on. In most of Europe’s already heavily polluted inner cities, thanks to already sky-high NOx and particle emissions, the future belongs to electric transport"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Electric LCV called StreetScooter
  | Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km

 

|  ELECTRIC CAR SALES  | EUROPE |  AID DATA
Europe electric car registrations October 2017Looking better, but genuine BEV take-off remains distant promise  

On the face of it, it looks as if West Europe’s market for electric cars (BEVs) may be about to take off, AID’s exclusive May figures reveal. Despite a host of positive and promising signs of growth during this year’s first half, accompanied for good measure by some new all-time records for this still tiny sector, already there are signs that this year’s lively first-half may give way to a somewhat cooler spell during this year’s second half and the fourth quarter in particular 


  | Ticking French CO2 time bomb 
 
| Refreshed Nissan LEAF takes ZOE’s long held European BEV sales crown

 


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
DIESEL CAR SALES
  |  By country May 2018 v May 2017
|  By country 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer May 2018 v May 2017
|  By manufacturer 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By country May 2018 v May 2017
|  By country 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By top selling models Jan-May 2018
| UK 
PHEV CAR SALES
  |  By model May 2018 v May 2017
|  By model 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| UK 
PHEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer May 2018 v May 2017
|  By manufacturer 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| RUSSIA 
CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer May 2018 v May 2017
|  By manufacturer 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
SEAT | IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PAGE ONE PREVIEW 1811  ISSUE NL1811 | Published - 15 June 2018
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|  ICE TECH  | WORLD
ICE have a future?Imminent death of combustion engine greatly exaggerated  

Of late, widely covered media reports about the inevitable death of the internal combustion engine, replaced en-masse by deep-green zero-emission electric cars and light vans as early as 2025, appear greatly exaggerated  


  | Ticking French CO2 time bomb 
 
| Heaviest shelling of damaged diesel bunkers appears to be undergoing a lull at present

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickTruckload of VW money buys jail free card

"By any measure, the Volkswagen car brand continues to attract a great deal of media attention – but more often than not the news is not good. It just doesn’t stop"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km
  | VW’s e-Golf was January’s top-selling electric car in W-Europe

 

|  ELECTRIC CAR SALES  | EUROPE |  AID DATA
Eletric car sales by model Europe LeafRefreshed Nissan LEAF 
takes European BEV sales crown  

With 11,441 units (+ 48%), Nissan’s refreshed LEAF ranks as the best-selling electric car (BEV) in Western Europe by the end of April. With 3,309 sold units this April alone, the newly revitalised LEAF also took top honours in West Europe’s April BEV market  


  | Sudden buzz to Europe’s BEV sales 
 
| VW’s e-Golf was January’s top-selling electric car in W-Europe

 


 

|  CAR SALES  | WESTERN EUROPE
May West European car sales Western Europe’s car sales 
unchanged in May  

Last month's new car sales in Western Europe, following three months of growth in the past four months, remained virtually unchanged, AID compiled figures show. This has pegged new registrations at 6.5m for the first 5 months of the year – still 1.5 per cent up on the same period of 2017 


  | Heaviest shelling of diesel bunkers appears to be undergoing a lull at present 
 
| Volkswagen fight-back, gaining, thanks in part to diesel scrappage incentives

 


 

|  CO2  | FRANCE
French CO2 average new passenger car sales 2018Ticking French CO2 time bomb  

The day that many auto industry moguls have been secretly dreading for years is fast approaching. After positive initial progress, of late frantic industry attempts to cut fleet average CO2 emissions from cars in the EU to 95g/km by 2021 appear to have screeched to a sudden halt 


  | Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km 
 
| Heaviest shelling of diesel bunkers appears to be undergoing a lull at present 

 


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
CAR SALES
  |  By country May 2018 v May 2017
|  By country 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer May 2018 v May 2017
|  By manufacturer 5-Months 2018 v 5-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
BEV CAR SALES
  |  Top selling electric car BEV models 4-months 2018
| USA 
TESLA MODEL 3 CAR SALES
  |  May 2018 | 5-Months 2018
| WESTERN EUROPE 
SMART IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PAGE ONE PREVIEW 1810  ISSUE NL1810 | Published - 01 June 2018
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|  CAR SALES  | TURKEY
Reanult Megane Turkey top seller 2018Resilience of Turkey’s car market defies expectations   

At least until now, the Turkish car market made a habit of defying even the most pessimistic predictions. That’s doubly underlined by a far milder and only short-lived downturn in fateful 2017 and three successive monthly car sales gains in this year’s four months to April. Already one third through the year, with cumulative sales of 177,420 units, Turkey’s new car sales remain 2 per cent up on the same time last year 


  | Turkey’s car market standing up to fallout from last year’s failed coup shock 
 
| Return to business as usual, China main driver

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickElectric LCV called StreetScooter

"To do your own thing in the complex vehicle manufacturing business hardly ever works. So what chance is there that Deutsche Post DHL, engineering and building its own electric light-commercial vehicle - will make it pay?"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km
  | VW’s e-Golf was January’s top-selling electric car in W-Europe

 

|  DIESEL SALES  | EUROPE | AID DATA
Q1 2018 diesel car sales Western Europe data and trendsHeaviest shelling of already badly damaged diesel bunkers appears to be undergoing a lull at present   

Although it is not a trend that has changed the diesel car market’s underlying downward trajectory, April’s diesel car sales figures, led by a couple of major markets, suggest nevertheless that during the second half of this year the underlying rate of decline from diesel cars could be slowing 


  | Germany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km 
 
| Headlong diesel plunge in diesel car sales continues

 


 

|  FINANCIAL RESULTS FY 2018  | JLR
Jaguar 2018FY results F-PaceIs this the end of Jaguar Land Rover’s party atmosphere?   

JLR Jaguar Land Rover, the Tata-owned manufacturer of prestige sector cars, suffered a financial setback during its fiscal year ending March 31 this year 


  | BMW ends last year with largely unchanged profits, but turns up the voltage 
 
| Audi full-year operating profits climbs to €5.06bn, margin hits 8.4%

 


 

|  TRADE  | CHINA
China Automotive TariffsChina cuts duty on imported cars to 15%   

China’s decision to counter threats of a potentially deeply damaging trade war with the US has ostensibly sparked a surprise Chinese move to cut its import tariff for fully assembled cars from 25% to 15% from July 1 this year 


  | Majority of cars built by Mercedes are no longer ‘Made in Germany’ 
 
| Return of consumers’ appetite for new cars kept world's car production near full throttle

 


 

|  VW  | EUROPE
VW Europe market share fightback Volkswagen fight-back, gaining, thanks in part to diesel scrappage incentives   

April’s new car sales in Western Europe provided Europe’s motor barons with yet another reason for cautious satisfaction; none more so than with market leader Volkswagen 


  | VW’s e-Golf was January’s top-selling electric car in W-Europe 
 
| Headlong plunge in diesel car sales continues

 


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
DIESEL CAR SALES
  |  By country April 2018 v April 2017
|  By country 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer April 2018 v April 2017
|  By manufacturer 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By country April 2018 v April 2017
|  By country 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By top selling models Jan-Apr 2018
| EUROPE 
TRUCK SALES 16T GVW AND OVER
  |  By country April 2018 v April 2017
|  By country 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| TURKEY 
CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer April 2018 v April 2017
|  By manufacturer 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| TURKEY 
CAR SALES
  |  By top selling models 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
2018 v 4-Months 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
FIAT IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT PAGE ONE PREVIEW 1809  ISSUE NL1809 | Published - 18 May 2018
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|  CO2 EMISSIONS  | GERMANY
Germany Car CO2 average emissionsGermany’s average April CO2 emissions from cars rise to 130.4g/km   

The actual percentage change in the average CO2 emission from cars in Germany this April may still look tiny, but the 1.6 per cent increase against the same month last year to 130.4 g/km is likely seen by car makers with dismay


  | VW’s e-Golf was January’s top-selling electric car in W-Europe 
 
| Free fall in UK diesel car sales continued in March

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickBosch rides to the rescue of dying diesel cars

"Whichever way recent diesel car sales trends in Western Europe are looked at, few autoindustry observers would disagree with the view that today the region’s diesel car market is looking very sickly. Moreover, while the house is burning, none of the carmakers appeared ready to extinguish the fire. Until now, that is"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| March sees 6% car sales dip, thanks chiefly to fewer working days
  | Bosch NOx breakthrough said capable of saving diesel car future

 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| EUROPE 
CAR SALES
  |  By country April 2018 v April 2017
|  By country 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| WESTERN EUROPE 
CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer April 2018 v April 2017
|  By manufacturer 4-Months 2018 v 4-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
PHEV CAR SALES
  |  By leading PHEV car sales mixes Q1 2018
| WESTERN EUROPE 
ŠKODA IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 

AID NEWSLETTER REPORT EDITION 1808 PREVIEW  ISSUE NL1808 | Published - 03 May 2018
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|  WORLD  | BRIC
AID world car sales supplement report Q1 2018Return to business as usual, China main driver   

BRICs car markets back to previously familiar good form – Europe and USA, again left behind in the dust


  | Global car sales dynamo slowing 
 
| Turkey’s car market standing up to fallout from last year’s failed coup shock

 


 

| FULL ARTICLE | EDITORIAL
Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Journal Report WarwickBack on track, marked rise in Europe’s April car sales

"What a difference a day makes. After the cold snap in March, last month finally saw the start of spring. With buds on the trees and the days growing longer, spring finally made its mark. Just over three days into May, AID’s first provisional stab at April car sales in Western Europe shows that all the region’s markets saw a notable uplift in sales. That’s a healthy looking gain of more than 9 per cent. In consequence, one third through the year, sales are up by close on 2 per cent for the regions. The reasons are all too easily spotted"
 
Peter Schmidt | Editor


 
| March sees 6% car sales dip, thanks chiefly to fewer working days
  | Europe’s Diesel car sales share slumps to 14 year low

 

|  TRUCK SALES  | EUROPE
West European Truck sales Jan-Jun 2017March truck business slackens, pulled down by shorter working month   

West Europe’s March sales of heavy trucks in the 16t and above weight category dropped 5.5 per cent. Significantly, the region’s truck market, echoing the picture already seen in the March car market, was expected to suffer a notable setback because of last month's loss of between one and two working days 

  | Best truck sales year since 2008 
 
| Europe’s heavy truck market up 4% at half-time

 


 

|  DIESEL TECHNOLOGY   
Bosch diesel NOx technology Bosch NOx breakthrough said capable of saving diesel car future   

Bosch, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of diesel engine components and widely recognised as the premier authority on light-duty diesel engine technology, says it has made a genuine breakthrough in terms of neutralizing diesel engine emissions by drastically reducing vexed NOx emissions from diesel cars to a mere fraction of the permitted post 2020 levels in EU Europe 

  | Headlong plunge in diesel car sales continues
  | January’s diesel car sales share in Western Europe sinks below 40% - 16-year low

 


 

|  DIESEL SALES  | EUROPE | AID DATA
Q1 2018 diesel car sales Western Europe data and trendsHeadlong plunge in diesel car sales continues  

Whichever way latest AID compiled West European car sales numbers are analysed, underlying demand for diesel powered cars is now falling a great deal faster than even pessimists would have projected only a year ago 

  | Free fall in UK diesel car sales continued in March
 
| January’s diesel car sales share in Western Europe sinks below 40% - 16-year low

 


 

DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
| UNITED KINGDOM 
PHEV CAR SALES
  |  UK top selling PHEVs by model 2017
| EUROPE 
DIESEL CAR SALES
  |  By country March 2018 v March 2017
|  By country 3-Months 2018 v 3-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By manufacturer March 2018 v March 2017
|  By manufacturer 3-Months 2018 v 3-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
ELECTRIC BEV CAR SALES
  |  By country March 2018 v March 2017
|  By country 3-Months 2018 v 3-Months 2017
| EUROPE 
TRUCK SALES 16T GVW AND OVER
  |  By country March 2018 v March 2017
|  By country 3-Months 2018 v 3-Months 2017
| WORLD CAR SALES SUPPLEMENT
WORLD CAR SALES Q1 2018 SUPPLEMENT | AID EXCLUSIVE  
  |  AID's latest quarterly statistical car sales supplement
| WESTERN EUROPE 
VOLVO IN DEPTH SALES ANALYSIS
  |  In depth sales analysis supplement 

 

 

 


 

 


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