After exploring the European car brand-ranking for January 2015, let’s look at which models are making waves.
Volkswagen still dominates the first and second place with the Golf and Polo, while the Ford Fiesta is knocked off the podium by the Renault Clio. The comeback of the facelifted Opel/Vauxhall Corsa keeps the Nissan Qashqai from equaling the crossover’s best-ever fifth place it achieved in February and March 2013.
The Toyota Yaris makes it two Europe-built Japanese models in the top-10, equaling the current generation’s best ranking it already achieved in March and September 2012. The success of the Yaris keeps Toyota just ahead of Nissan in the brands ranking, as the gap has closed from 13.500 units in January 2014 to just over 3.000 units this year. [Read more…]