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2023 first half report - EUROPE automotive market

After several months of positive momentum, the European automotive market closed the first half of the year with an increase of 17.6% to 6,588,937 units*, indicating a significant improvement in terms of component shortages, although the level is still extremely low compared to 2019. In fact, the automotive market is still 21% lower than in the last year before the Covid, indicating that the performance achieved in 2023 is still far from that of previous years, with a market that is still very depressed.

In this context, sales of the

  • ALFA ROMEO, up 108.5% to 27,299 units for a market share of 0.4%.

  • CITROËN, down 0.6% to 196,348 units for a market share of 3%; and

  • DS up 13% to 28,150 units for a market share of 0.4%.

  • FIAT were down 4.2% to 200,185 units, giving a market share of 3%.

  • JEEP up 11.1% to 64,022 units for a market share of 1%.

  • LANCIA up 11% to 23,906 units for a market share of 0.4%.

  • OPEL up 6.3% to 242,667 units for a market share of 3.7%.

  • PEUGEOT up 7.4% to 358,009 units for a market share of 5.4%.

In total, Stellantis's** sales rose by 5.3% to 1,145,815 units, giving it a market share of 17.4%. The group is largely outperformed by the Volkswagen group, whose sales are up 25.4% and whose market share is 9.4% higher than that of Stellantis, indicating that the German group is benefiting much more from the recovery than Stellantis.

* Figures include EU, EFTA and UK sales.

** Figures include Maserati, Ram and other figures are not detailed.

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