Sweden’s untouchable auto in 2016 was not a Volvo – the basic year that has happened in the bigger segment a century.
Then again perhaps the Volkswagen Golf topped courses of action, as exhibited by the nation’s carmakers’ association, despite the way that Volvo still had the best share of the nation’s auto showcase when in doubt.
The Golf made up 5.9% of new cars purchased in the nation, while Volvo’s V70, S90 and V90 took 5.7% together.
Volvo was last knocked off top spot in 1962 by a Volkswagen Beetle.
Neglecting Volvo’s auto business now being controlled by a Chinese firm, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, it is still seen as an acclaimed Swedish brand.
Notwithstanding all that it offers the most autos in Sweden, with more than one in five vehicles (21.5%) on the nation’s streets, separated and Volkswagen’s 15.7%.
Regardless, Volvo’s V70, the most unavoidable auto in Sweden as far back as two decades, has stopped period for the more leap forward V90 appear.
Sweden is Volvo’s second-most conspicuous market behind China.
The Swedish carmakers’ affiliation said 2016 saw record auto oversees 372,000 new selections, up by 8% on the 2015 figure, helped by a solid economy, while truck game plans were up by more than 15%.