Dacia generates 18.5 per cent of Groupe Renault’s global sales
In the first quarter of this year, the Dacia brand, owned by French group Renault, sold 171,577 vehicles, a 13.8 per cent increase compared to the same period of 2017. Dacia’s market share in the group also increased, from 17 to 18.5 per cent.
Global registrations of cars and commercial vehicles of Renault group had a 4.8 increase in the first quarter, on a market that grows at a rate of 2.7 per cent, according to Business Review. The group’s market share is 4.0 per cent (+0.1 per cent from 2017). The Renault and Dacia brands each set a new sales record for the first quarter this year.
In Europe, the group’s registrations have increased by 2.8 per cent on a market that grows at a rate of 0.6 per cent, due to the success of the new Duster and Koleos models. Outside Europe, the group’s sales have increased by 22.1 per cent in Eurasia and 21.3 per cent in Central and South America. Sales have slowed down in regions like Africa-Middle East-India (-5.3 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (-18.6 per cent).