For the first time in half a century the winner of the car sales in Sweden is not Volvo

In Sweden in 2016 for the first time in half a century the leader of sales became the car of the local production of Volvo, and Volkswagen Golf. Reported by Deutsche Welle referring to AFP.

According to the society of Bil Sweden, the share of the different trim models of the VW Golf was 5.9 percent sold on the Swedish market the car. As part of the Volvo models V70, S90 and V90 was only 5.7 percent.

In the representation of Volkswagen in Sweden this statistic called «historic» because for the last 54 years the leader of the annual new car sales in the country have always been automobile manufactured by Volvo. And only in 1962 the Swedes ahead in the market of the same model-VW Kafer (beetle).

Volvo, however, remains the market leader with a common part, which includes different car models from one manufacturer. 2016 were 21.5 per cent, as part of cars under the brand Volkswagen was 15.7% and Audi — 7.3 percent. Just last year in Sweden, there were 372 thousand new cars.

Earlier it became known sales leader in the Ukrainian market.




For the first time in half a century the winner of the car sales in Sweden is not Volvo 03.01.2017

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