Sales results France – April 2013
• The Renault group increased its share of the French PC market in April by 0.5 points to 22.9%. Aggregate market share for the first four months of the year was up 1.3 points to 23.9%.
• The Renault group grew its PC+LCV market share for the first four months of 2013 by 0.5 points to 25.2%.
• New Clio was the best-selling vehicle in France, both in April and on an aggregate basis for the first four months of the year.
• With a 4.9% share of the PC market, Dacia grew by 1 point in April and 1.5 points through the year to end-April, confirming its place as the number-five car brand in France.
02 May 2013 12:50
In a market that contracted 5.2%, the Renault group registered 36,213 vehicles in April and took a 22.9% share of the market, up 0.5 points on 2012.
Renault, the number-one French brand, registered 28,457 vehicles for an 18.0% market share, down 0.5 points on 2012.
With 9,461 registrations in April and 37,141 in the year through end-April, New Clio remained the clear market leader.
In its first sales month, Captur already totaled 1,934 registrations.
At end-April, Twingo, Clio, Mégane and Scénic remained the leaders in their respective segments.
With 2,347 registrations at end-April, ZOE was far and away the top-selling electric vehicle in France, accounting for 73.6% of the electric PC market.
Dacia increased its market share by one point in April and registered 7,756 vehicles, confirming its number-five ranking in France. The brand fully benefitted from the continued success of New Sandero (with 3,311 registrations, the second best-selling vehicle in consumer sales in April) and the gradual establishment of Lodgy (1,202 registrations) in the compact minivan segment.
In a market that fell 8.7%, the Renault group registered 9,946 vehicles in April (-17.1%) for a 30.4% market share (-4.8 points compared with a particularly strong month in April 2012). The Group took a 31.6% share of the market on an aggregate basis through end-April.
Kangoo remained the best-selling LCV in France in April and in the first four months of 2013.
With 1,487 registrations at end-April, Kangoo Z.E. accounted for 83.5% of the electric LCV market.
Commenting, Bernard Cambier , Senior Vice President, Market Area France, said: “ Our order taking in April, despite a sharp market contraction, along with the enthusiasm of our network and the confirmed success of New Clio and Captur, make us optimistic about meeting our annual objectives”.
|April 2013||Sales||YOY change||MS|
|RENAULT GROUP PC+LCV||46,159||-6.3%||24.2%|
|RENAULT GROUP PC||36,213||-2.8%||22.9%|
|RENAULT GROUP LCV||9,946||-17.1%||30.4%|
|RENAULT BRAND PC||28,457||-7.5%||18.0%|
|RENAULT BRAND LCV||9,626||-17.0%||29.4%|
|DACIA BRAND PC||7,756||+19.1%||4.9%|
|DACIA BRAND LCV||320||-20.6%||1.0%|
Sur le même sujet