So, patents in the first quarter of the year were not more than 140,000 units: these are the lowest figures since 2006, the year ending with 450,000 units in the same period.
In this context, some of the brands lost a share of the market, which was Chevrolet (which ranged from 14.4% in March 2018 to 11.3% in March 2019), Ford (o 13% to 12.1%), Fiat (from 11.3% to 9%) and Peugeot (from 8.1% to 6.2%).
While all companies have fallen in sales, some they gained participation. This is the case of Renault (which went from 13.7% in March 2018 to 16.7% in March 2019), Volkswagen (from 14.3% to 16.1%), Toyota (from 10.5% to 11.1%). It also grew Nissan, Citroën and Honda.
In this context, the ten best selling models in Argentina during March Ford KA (5.7% of the whole market), Chevrolet Onix (5%), Renault Kwid (4.3%), Renault Nuevo Sandero (4.1%), Volkswagen Gol (4.1%), Fiat Cronos (3, 9%), Chevrolet Prisma (3.7%), Toyota Etios (3.7%), Peugeot 208 (3.5%) to Ford Ecosport (3.2%).
By brands, meanwhile, the most sold were Renault (17% of the market), Volkswagen (16.3%), Ford (12.1%), Chevrolet (11.5%), Toyota (11.4%), Fiat (9.2%), Peugeot (6%), 4%) , Nissan (3.8%), Citroen (3.5%) and Honda (2.2%).
According to Acara data, in the last month in the part of high-end cars, cars sold Alfa Romeo, four Porsche, four Jaguar and one Maserati.
The collapse of the domestic market added to the combination of holdings and reduced rebates – damaging the competitiveness to a reduction in exports of productivity, with subsequent exclusions and redundancies, which are t some 4,000 workers in the industry are already affected.