Aboutthis reported in a consulting company LMC Automotive. According to the obtained data, the world market in October increased by 2% — to 7 million 999 thousand passenger and light commercial vehicles. And for the first ten months of 2017 the sales of cars in the world increased by 2.9% to 78,161 million units. It is expected that the results of the year this figure will exceed 97 million vehicles.
World leader in the sales of cars saves China, where in October were sold 2,646 million (-0,2% in comparison with October of 2016). The second largest world market remains America figure 1,353 million (-1,3%). The third was Western Europe — increased and amounted to 1,258 million cars (+5,9%), Even better are sales to countries in Eastern Europe – a growth of 15.4% to 384 thousand cars.
In South America the local dealers sold 270,4 thousand cars, which is 25.1% more than in October last year. Among the world’s largest car markets it is necessary to mention Japan (368,7 thousand pieces of -1.5%), Canada (164,2 thousand units, +6.2 per cent) and Korea (to 127.6 thousand units, -11,7%).