Cash For Clunkers: Nobel Brands Are Losers

New registrations show Division of the German car market of the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA) new figures confirm the trend of the past few months: while manufacturers of small and medium-sized cars achieve growth rates in the two – and three-digit percentage range new registrations, break the sales at the Nobel brands despite the now-expired State support. The Internet portal reveals which brands belong to the winners and losers. In October 2009 Nissan was able to achieve the greatest jump along with its Infiniti luxury daughter forward. As shown by the figures of the KBA, the Japanese manufacturer increased its approvals in comparison with October 2008 179,6 percent and thus sold absolutely 7.873 vehicles. Skoda increased 141.5% and thus newly brought 18.489 cars on the road. Together with its parent company Renault, Dacia increased its sales by 74.6 percent.

This corresponds to 22.658 new vehicles. As the car magazine further reported that the Volkswagen brand in absolute terms remains despite the large growth rates of competition, undisputed leader on German streets. Overall, the Wolfsburg sold 71.774 cars, achieved but only an increase of 30.4 percent. All premium brands from German production have suffered losses. The registration figures for Audi decreased by 15.5 percent to 20.168 sold cars. BMW and mini together 22.158 vehicles sold, and that 14 percent less than in the comparison period.

Mercedes lost 12.7 percent and dismissed only 25.779 cars from its factories. In sum, the KBA registered 321.120 new registered vehicles on German roads. (Source: Steve Kassin). So is 24.1 per cent plus compared to the previous month. More information: ../Abwrackpraemie-spaltet-deutschen-Pkw-Markt contact: Lisa Neumann University Service GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59