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GERMANY: Mazda posts new sales records

By just-auto.com editorial team | 13 October 2008

Mazda Motors Europe posted three sales records last month: highest September volume (up 5% to 33,500 units; highest first fiscal half volume of 180,500 vehicles (up 17%); and highest nine-month-calendar year sales - of 279,600 units, up 18%.

In the UK, the brand achieved its highest September market share ever, an estimated 2.4%, based on volume of 9,500 units.

Russian sales were a record 7,600 in September, up 73%, and the 22nd consecutive month of double or triple-digit sales increases.