The Renault Group was able to resist the 7,1 decline in the global market, shrinking 6,7 percent, and 1 maintained its 938 market share with million 579 thousand 4,4 vehicle sales.
In the second half of the year, the group continues its product launch with the launch of New Clio and New ZOE in Europe, Arkana in Russia, Triber in India and Renault K-ZE, the new electric model in China.
Groupe Renault Sales and Regional Director and Board Member Olivier Murguet: “In the first half of the year, Groupe Renault, which did not have a new product, maintained its market share with a 6,7 percent decrease in sales in a falling market. In the second half of the year, New Clio and New ZOE in Europe, Russia "We will focus on successful launches of Arkana, Triber in India and Renault K-ZE in China."
The Renault Group sold 7,1 million 6,7 thousand 1 units in the market in the first half of the year, shrinking 938 percent, declining 579 percent.
While sales in Europe remained steady in the shrinking market of 2,5 percent, in non-European regions, the Group followed a global trend that showed a decline in sales.
The Renault brand increased its sales in the electric vehicles segment by 42,9 percent worldwide (more than 30). ZOE sales in Europe increased by 600 percent (44,4 vehicles), while Kangoo ZE sales increased by 25 percent (041 vehicles). In the second half of the year, the group will launch the Renault K-ZE model in China and accelerate its electric vehicle strategy by investing in the country's 30,7th largest electric vehicle manufacturer JMEV.
In Europe, sales in the 2,5 shrinking market remained stable. The Group's B segment models (Clio, Captur, Sandero) as well as the New Duster confirmed its success. Clio became Europe's second best-selling model, while Captur became the best-selling crossover model in its class. 3,7 percent growth In the European light commercial vehicle market, 7,5 percent growth has contributed to sales volumes.
The Dacia brand set a new sales record in Europe with 311 sales (up 024 percent) and achieved a record market share of 10,6 percent (3,3 points increase). This increase was thanks to the New Duster and Sandero.
Outside Europe, the Group especially Turkey (44,8 percent) and Argentina (50,2 percent)
The contraction in the market and the fact that sales in Iran have stopped since August 2018 (Renault Group realized 2018 thousand 77 sales units in the first half of 698).
Groupe Renault is the leader in Russia, the second largest country in terms of sales volume, with a market share of 0,45 percent, increasing its sales by 28,8 points. In the market that shrank 2,4 percent, sales fell 0,9 percent.
Thanks to the successful renewal of the LADA product range, it increased its sales by 174 percent, with 186 thousand 21 sales units and 1,0 percent market share (2,5 point increase). LADA Granta and LADA Vesta became the two best-selling models in Russia.
Prior to the launch of the Arkana model in the second half of the year, the Renault brand achieved 9,1 sales, down 64 percent.
In Brazil, the Group performed above the market average, which grew by 10,5 percent. Thanks to the success of the Kwid model, which became the 40th best-selling vehicle with an increase of 500 percent with more than 36,5 thousand 5 units (2018th in the first half of 9), sales in this market increased by 20,2 percent to 112 thousand 821 units. reached 9,1 percent market share (0,7 point increase).
In Africa, the Group consolidated its leadership with approximately 110 thousand sales units and 19,3 percent market share, thanks to its successful performance in Morocco, South Africa and Egypt.
Market share in Morocco has reached a historic level with 43,3. Dacia maintained its leadership thanks to the success of Logan and Dokker. The Renault brand came in second with Morocco's best-selling Clio.
In South Africa, Renault brand sales reached approximately 3,6 thousand 11 with an increase of 900 percent and achieved a market share of 4,9 percent.
In India, before the launch of the Triber model in the second half of the year, the Group's market share remained stable at 2,1 percent in the second quarter.
As of 2022, Triber is preparing to enter a segment that will achieve approximately 50 percent of the Indian market.
RENAULT GROUP'S 2019 MARKET FORECAST
In 2019, the global automotive market is projected to decline slightly compared to 2018.
The European market is expected to be stable (except “Brexit,), the Russian market is expected to shrink from 2 to 3, and the Brazilian market will grow by about 8.
|Group sales by region (Passenger Cars + Light Commercial)|
|Europe ** (Except France)||691.187||681.843||%1,4|
|France + Europe Total||1.070.641||1.071.059||% -0.0|
|Africa Middle East India & Pacific||219.829||303.996||-27.7%|
|Total + Europe excluding France||867.938||1.007.616||% -13.9|
|** Europe = European Union, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland|
|Sales by brand|
|Passenger + Light Commercial||1.229.658||1.389.558||% -11.5|
|Passenger + Light Commercial||395.077||378.150||%4.5|
|Light Commercial||5.747||6.734||% -14.7|
|Passenger + Light Commercial||199.162||186.484||%6.8|
|RENAULT SAMSUNG MOTORS|
|JINBEI & HUASONG|
|Light Commercial||73.956||76.610||% -3.5|
|Passenger + Light Commercial||78.371||85.267||% -8.1|
|Light Commercial||320.664||321.200||% -0.2|
|Passenger + Light Commercial||1.938.579||2.078.675||% -6.7|
|Renault Group: 15 Sundays - First 6 months (excluding Twizy)|
|#||Country||Sales Qty||% Market share|
|6||SPAIN + CANARY ISLANDS||104.544||12.9|
|9||BELGIUM + LUXEMBOURG||50.703||13.0|