18 October 2021

Greece Sales : 2021 (Jan-Sep)









Registrations for September were -7% and +36% YTD. The nine months of 2021 have been healthy but stock issues appear to be biting. It seems certain that registrations will exceed the 21st century average without difficulty. The '+/-' column below is comparing market share variance for nine months of 2021 with a full 2020. Many with a minus differential are in fact up but they lost share.

The top brands generally did well, with a poor patch in the middle and the lower end is a mixed bag. Toyota continued on its merry way as the top selling brand, although Peugeot is well placed just behind it. VW and Nissan dropped in terms of share, as did Škoda and Renault. Both Hyundai and Kia are making hay so not having a chip shortage to deal with like others do. 

Data source: SEEA.

Uruguay Sales: 2021 (Jan-Sep)









Registrations for September were +28% and +33% YTD. The strong sales for the year so far reveal the strength of the market in 2021. The '+/-' column below is comparing market share variance for nine months of 2021 with a full 2020.

So while things are well on the up, some managed to increase their slice of the pie while others achieved more registrations but got less pie. The top two slipped a bit with their share, but Hyundai and Fiat did rather well. Chevrolet fell to fifth place, with compatriot brand Ford in freefall. Ironically Ford is starting to assemble the Ford Transit in Uruguay but the data here excludes vans. Opel arrived in April so early days.

Data source: ACAU.

17 October 2021

Brazil Sales : 2021 (Jan-Sep)



After five years of GM being the leading brand, that position has been taken over by VW in 2021. Fiat, Hyundai and Chrysler (Jeep) have all progressed well. GM's drop in volume is substantial due to various issues but has no plans to leave. Ford however ended production at the beginning of the year and registrations are reflecting that decision. 

Mercedes-Benz is ending car production but the effect on sales is yet to be fully felt. Will Audi follow suit? BMW continues with its local assembly and Land Rover is persisting with its low volume operation too. Its overall registrations grew but Jaguar not so (which fully imports). 

Registrations for September were -28% but +13% YTD. The '+/-' column below is comparing market share variance for nine months of 2021 with a full 2020. For the size of the market, the variety of brands isn't that wide but imports tariffs usually have that effect. 

Data sources: Anfavea, Abeiva.