By now you know that we take an interest in sales figures be it primarily for Canada, and a global perspective to have an improved understanding of the "global auto industry". As you know the auto industry went global decades ago.
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Global Sales YTD September 2010
Global sales are up 13.8% on a YTD basis at the end of September
European Sales YTD September 2010
European sales are down 3.5% on a year to date basis, with some countries comprising the largest markets down appreciably from the previous year.
China Sales YTD September 2010
Sales in China are up 38.7% from last year at the end of September, which confirms that China will again be the largest auto market on the planet for 2010.
Figures from JD Power