Guatemala: Outlook for the Automotive Market
Apr-12-21 | Shortage of some vehicle lines due to the drop in production and lack of space in cargo ships are some of the factors that will affect distributors competing in the local market during 2021.
Automotive Market: Outlook for 2020
Mar-2-20 | Although in 2019 worldwide vehicle sales fell by 3 million units, in Guatemala distributors project that this year local sales could grow between 5% and 10%.
Guatemala: Car Sales Down
May-4-17 | The distributors' association reports a reduction of almost 4% in new vehicle sales for the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2016.
Guatemala: Car Imports Up Over 15%
Feb-9-15 | 99,000 vehicles came into the country in 2014, of which 30% were new cars and 70% used ones.
Luxury Cars in Guatemala
Dec-15-14 | Between January and October this year more than 1,300 high-end vehicles were sold, equivalent to 5% of new car sales in the same period.
Guatemala Delays Use of Clean Diesel
Dec-3-14 | With the opposition from the private sector, the government insists on delaying for five years the fulfillment of the agreement which establishes a reduction in the level of sulfur contained in diesel.
Guatemalans Prefer to Drive SUVs
Jan-4-13 | Between January and November 2012 Guatemalan dealers sold 24,697 new cars, 18% more than in the same period in 2011.
Smiles in the Guatemalan Automotive Sector
Oct-8-12 | Between January and July 2012, car dealerships in Guatemala sold 15.410 units, up 12% compared to sales in the same period in 2011.
Utility Vehicle Sales in Guatemala Grow
Jun-14-12 | In the first 5 months of the year, importers sold 2,960 new trucks, an increase of 63% compared to the same period in 2011.
Guatemala: New Car Sales Up 25%
Oct-18-11 | In the first nine months of the year a total of 17,053 new vehicles were sold, 25.14% more than in the same period of 2010.
Guatemala: Auto Sector Growing
May-30-11 | In the first quarter of the year new car sales have grown by 21% compared to the same period in 2010.
Vehicle Sales Down by 38% in Guatemala
May-11-09 | From January to March 2009 5,154 new cars were sold, compared with 8,356 units sold during the same period in 2008.
Automobile Imports Down 61% in Guatemala
Mar-19-09 | In February 2009, 1,156 new cars were imported, a drop of 61.5% when compared to the 2,927 new cars imported in February 2008.
New vehicle tax rejected in Guatemala
Aug-14-08 | Importers of new vehicles rejected the government's attempt to create a tax for first time registrations.
Guatemala auto sales down in tandem with slowdown in economy
Jun-3-08 | Sales of automobiles in Guatemala in the first four months of the year were 6.3 percent down on the same period of 2007, in tandem with a slowdown in the economy.
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