EU new car sales rise for first time in over eight months

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 08 July 2019

EU demand for passenger cars increased by 0.1% year on year in May, following eight consecutive months of decline, the European Automotive Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said in June.

New car sales in Europe totalled 1,400,518 units in May 2019, compared with 1,399,398 vehicles sold in May 2018.

"Demand in the region was mainly driven by Central European countries [including Poland, Romania and Hungary], where registrations went up by 6.2% [year on year] last month,"...

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