For the month of November, FCA sales in Europe totaled nearly 75,300 units. This represented a 10.1% year-over-year increase, compared with a 5.6% industry average. For the eleven months year-to-date, unit sales totaled 918,600 vehicles, an increase of 14.2% compared with 6.9% for the industry. All FCA brands outperformed the industry, with year-to-date sales up 19.8% for Jeep, 14.3% for Alfa Romeo, 13.8% for Fiat and 9.6% for Lancia. The Fiat Panda and Fiat 500 continued to dominate the European A segment, with a combined share of 29.4% for the year-to-date. The Fiat 500L, leader in its segment, posted a 25.6% segment share for the year-to-date. The Fiat 500X, consistently among the top five in its segment, posted an increase of nearly 49.0% for the year-to-date. The Jeep Renegade, among the top ten in its segment, continued to drive brand results in November with nearly 6,300 units sold (+26.9% for the month and +42.2% year-to-date). The Lancia Ypsilon continued to lead its segment in Italy with sales up 18.8% for the year-to-date. Alfa Romeo also posted another solid monthly performance with sales of the all-new flagship Giulia up 25.0% over the prior month.
In November, FCA posted another strong monthly performance in Europe (EU28+EFTA). Group sales were up 10.1% to nearly 75,300 vehicles compared with 5.6% for the industry. Market share was 20 basis points higher at 6.3%.
For the eleven months year-to-date, sales were up 14.2% (+6.9% for the industry) to 918,600 vehicles and market share was 40 basis points higher at 6.6%.
For both November and the year-to-date, FCA outperformed the industry in Italy (+10.8% and +18.8%, respectively), Germany (+2.0% and +8.4%, respectively), France (+17.7% and +11.9%, respectively) and Spain (+43.1% and +26.4%, respectively).
Fiat brand posted an 8.2% increase in European sales in November, with more than 55,500 vehicles sold. Market share was 10 basis points higher at 4.7%.
For the year-to-date, brand sales were up 13.8% to nearly 692,000 vehicles and market share was 30 basis points higher at 5.0%.
In November, the brand posted increases of 7.8% in Italy, 2.3% in Germany, 12.4% in France and 43.8% in Spain. For the year-to-date, sales were up 174% in Italy, 9.8% in Germany, 13.4% in France and 28.9% in Spain.
The brand remained the leader in the European A segment with the Panda and 500 holding the top two positions and a combined share of more than 29.0% for both November and the year-to-date. Sales were up 1.5% year-to-date for the 500 and 10.6% for the Panda. The 500L also ranked number one in its segment for both November and the year-to-date. With 76,400 vehicles sold so far this year, the 500L holds a 25.6% segment share. The 500X continued as one of the best-selling models in its segment with sales up 48.95% to nearly 98,500 vehicles for the year-to-date. Sales of the Tipo family continued to increase and the 124 Spider was among the top five in its segment once again in November.
Lancia/Chrysler posted November sales of more than 4,400 vehicles with share stable at 0.4%. Year-to-date, brand sales totaled 62,800 vehicles (+9.6%), with share 10 basis points higher at 0.5%. In Italy, Lancia's primary market, sales were up 17.7% for the year-to-date.
Sales of the Lancia Ypsilon were up 14.1% in Europe for the year-to-date and the model continued as leader in the Italian B segment.
Alfa Romeo posted sales of more than 6,100 vehicles in November (+34.4%), with market share 10 basis points higher at 0.5%.
For the year-to-date, brand sales totaled 60,000 vehicles (+14.3%) and market share was stable at 0.4%.
Brand sales were up in nearly all major markets, increasing 35.6% in November in Italy (+17.6% year-to-date), 77.6% in Germany (+33.3% year-to-date), 49.1% in France (+13.7% year-to-date) and 31.1% in Spain (+12.2 year-to-date).
The brand's November performance reflected an increase in unit sales for the all-new Giulia of nearly 25.0% over the prior month.
Jeep posted another strong sales month with more than 8,300 vehicles sold in November (+10.6%) and market share stable year-over-year at 0.7%. Year-to-date, sales were up 19.8% to 96,700 vehicles and market share was 10 basis points higher at 0.7%.
Brand sales outperformed the industry average in Italy (+27.5% in November and +36.2% year-to-date), France (+29.3% in November and +18.4% year-to-date) and Spain (+42.0% in November and +34.6% year-to-date).
Driving those results was the Jeep Renegade, firmly among the top ten in its segment, with nearly 6,300 units sold in November (+26.9%) and 71,200 year-to-date (+42.2%).
For Maserati, the Group's luxury brand, European sales totaled 753 vehicles in November and 7,004 for the year-to-date.
London, 15 December 2016