World Light Vehicles ranking in April 2020 sales aggregated by manufacturer group sees the Toyota Group back on top, reaching 12.6% of market share. Volkswagen Group has lost almost 1 percentage point from 2019. GM slips in 5th place behind Hyundai-Kia.Best Selling ManufacturersDuring the last decade the automotive industry competitive scenario changed dramatically due to the success or defeats of the manufacturers on following the development of the market dynamics which challenge each player at 360 degrees, from the ability to design appropriately for each market until to delivering an appropriate customer relation in any side of the World.In 2010 the global leader was General Motors, which had led the World for decades, thanks to a huge brand portfolio. However, most of GM sales were unprofitable and it was a clay giant, not far from bankruptcy.In the last decade, GM has reduced the covered territories and the brands (selling Opel to PSA) accepting to lose market share from 12.5% (including Opel) in the 2010 to 9.1% in 2019, fourth in the World. In April 2020, the group has slipped in 5th place, losing near 1 percentage point from last year.The Toyota Group is currently back on top of the market, registering the best performance in the Top 20, managing to somewhat “contain” the losses compared to the followers in the Covid-19 crisis. Indeed, Toyota Group in April 2020 was holding 12.6% of market share.While GM was unable to manage the brands’ portfolio despite a great coverage of the territory, Volkswagen Group has won not only covering the global territory quite well, but even managing the brand portfolio quite well. Starting from 10.9% of share in 2010, the Group grew up at a record of 11.9% in 2018 and in 2019 reported 12.2% share temporarily reaching the market crown. Indeed, the German-based group is currently holding 11.2% of share.In third position we find the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which grew from 10.4% of share in 2010 to a record of 11.3% in 2018, when Mitsubishi acquisition contributed substantially. IHowever, in 2019 the Group ended at 10.9% and now is falling at 10.1%.The announced marriage between F.C.A. and P.S.A. will combine the current 8th and 9th larger manufacturers actually and should generate the sixth group at global level, with an April 2020 market share at 8.1%.Data SourceThis report is done utilizing data extracted from our GAD (Global Auto Database) the wider Auto Sales Database actually existing in the World, with sales data by region/area/country broken down by type/size/body-style/brand/model from January 2010 to the last month. Data are collected by over 300 sources, including all the official providers (local Minister of Transportations or Associations of car Manufacturers).Service SolutionsSince 2010, focus2move.com is a specialist in the automotive industry tracking monthly sales for all brands and models in the widest in the World range of countries, actually over 150. From this huge database we can extract data sorted under your own conditions and deliver historical data in excel. If you like to receive historical data or to subscribe at monthly update, contact us at [email protected] and we will arrange a short video call. By showing you our database and segmentation, we can find together the best solutions for your team.CopyrightLet us to remember to all the several global media and bloggers feeding from our articles for their publications, to quote and link us to not infringe our copyright and respect our job on collecting and provide for free so many data. Thanks!This content is for members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
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