VW, Renault and Ford on the podium
While Volkswagen has seen a decline in sales of new cars in 2010 compared to 2009, remains the leading European car market, while Renault beats Ford.
From the outset it should be noted very good progress Renault, which ranks second in the constructors##Q## championship in Europe.
A good result – because it is counted separately from Dacia Renault “brand-daughter ” of the French concern topping a very good place top 16 in Europe, a difference of only 150 units to Korean rival Kia.
However, Romanian brand (Dacia) has a long way to go to the Skoda, which has double sales, was ranked 12.
In fact, if we refer to the TOP 10 of this ranking, only BMW, Renault and Audi scored better than in 2009. Volkswagen, which remains the best selling brand in Europe in 2010, recorded a sales decline quite significantly, 6.6%.
German competitor, Ford and Opel, is not it any better, but even these popular brands have good positions in the TOP 5, and the beating France##Q##s Peugeot and Citroen.
For that very good position triad German premium Audi, BMW, Mercedes (in that order), which occupy the last positions in the top 10, just after Fiat, Italians having the largest decrease compared to 2009 reported major competitors.
The Japanese are not the roses: Toyota, Suzuki, Honda and Mazda recorded a considerable decline compared to 2009, only Nissan and Mitsibishi being extra.