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September Sales

17.10.2008

The registration of new passenger vehicles and small trucks up to 3.5 tons in Slovakia reached 7,098 vehicles in September which increased 23.98% year-on-year.

According to the statistics from the Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic, 71,643 cars were registered during the first nine months of 2008 which is 20.81% more compared to the same period last year.

In September 2008, the global sales of Kia brand cars recorded 110,431 units, representing a 2.7% year-on-year increase. The first nine months 2008 were very successful for Kia cars. During this period 1,062,379 vehicles were sold, which increased by 14.4% year-on-year. In European market, 268,595 vehicles were sold. The Korean market showed sales increase of 16.3%.

January - September 2008 Slovak market share

Poradie/Rank

Značka/            Brand

Podiel na trhu/   Market share

1

Skoda

20,20 %

2

Volkswagen

8,25 %

3

Peugeot

7,21 %

4

Citroen

6,70 %

5

Renault

6,25 %

6

Kia

5,72 %

7

Suzuki

5,50 %

8

Ford

5,25 %

9

Fiat

4,63 %

10

Toyota/Lexus

3,82 %

Kia’s September 2008 world sales

Trh/           

Market

Počet predaných áut/  Number of sold units

Medziročný nárast/ Year-on-year increase

Europa

28 091

12,4 %

Kórea / Korea

24 322

19,5 %

Čína / China

11 012

10,9 %

Severná Amerika/ North America

21 155

- 22,8 %

Ostatné / General

25 851

45,7 %

Celkovo / Total

110 431

2,7 %