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Europe recovery continues in March

April 16, 2015 09:15 CET

European car sales increased 11 percent in March, the strongest growth in a year, as the region's improving economy fueled demand for vehicles made by automakers such as VW Group, Renault and Fiat Chrysler. Last month 1.65 million vehicles were sold in the region.
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Western European sales recovery accelerated in March
April 8, 2015 17:46 CET | UPDATED: April 9 11:35 CET - adds comments

Western European new-car sales rose nearly 11 percent in March, helped by an increasing willingness by private customers to make purchases, particularly in the ailing sou ...
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Russian new-car sales fall 43% as economy slides
April 8, 2015 15:00 CET

Russian new-car sales fell 43 percent last month as a weak currency, falling oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine push the economy into recession. ...
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Europe recovery continues in March

April 16, 2015 09:15 CET
European car sales increased 11 percent in March, the strongest growth in a year, as the region's improving economy fueled demand for vehicles made by automakers such as VW Group, Renault and Fiat Chrysler. Last month 1.65 million vehicles were sold in the region.... Read More »

Western European sales recovery accelerated in March

April 8, 2015 17:46 CET
Western European new-car sales rose nearly 11 percent in March, helped by an increasing willingness by private customers to make purchases, particularly in the ailing southern European economies.... Read More »

Russian new-car sales fall 43% as economy slides

April 8, 2015 15:00 CET
Russian new-car sales fell 43 percent last month as a weak currency, falling oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine push the economy into recession.... Read More »

UK sales rise 6% in best March this century

April 8, 2015 11:03 CET
British new-car registrations rose by 6 percent in March to 492,774 vehicles, a record for the month this century. It was the 37th month of consecutive growth for the UK's new-car market.... Read More »

Germany's 9% sales rise a positive sign of Europe's continued rebound

April 2, 2015 11:45 CET
New-car sales in Germany increased 9 percent last month, the VDA industry association said. With March sales also up in other key markets such as France and Italy, the rise shows that the region's gradual recovery is continuing.... Read More »

France, Italy, Spain sales growth in March encourages European recovery hopes

April 1, 2015 12:12 CET
New-car registrations rose in France, Italy and Spain last month, adding to signs that the European auto market is recovering. France's auto industry body, the CCFA, raised its full-year forecast for the country to a 2 percent gain, close to many predictions for Europe as a whole.... Read More »

European February car sales rise as economy bolsters demand

March 17, 2015 09:21 CET
European car-sales rose by 7 percent in February as signs of a strengthening economic expansion in the region, a global drop in fuel prices and dealer discounts encouraged purchases. Analysts said the growth may signal a stronger-than-expected recovery of Europe's auto market.... Read More »

Russian car sales fall 38% in February

March 10, 2015 15:30 CET
Russia's new-car sales fell 38 percent to 128,298 vehicle in February as consumers continued to avoid big purchases in an ailing economy plagued by a weakening ruble and Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.... Read More »

German car sales rise as Europe rebound continues

Feb. 3, 2015 14:30 CET
New-car sales in Germany rose 3 percent in January, adding to signs that the European rebound is continuing. The rise follows sales growth last month in France, Italy and Spain.... Read More »

French car sales rise 6% in Jan. as foreign brands gain

Feb. 2, 2015 10:42 CET
French car sales rose 6 percent in January, halting a three-month decline. Volkswagen, BMW, Toyota and Nissan outperformed domestic carmakers Renault and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen.... Read More »

Spanish car sales jump 28% for 17th month of growth

Feb. 2, 2015 12:09 CET
New-car sales in Spain rose 28 percent in January, the 17th consecutive month of growth. Car registrations have been boosted by a government subsidy program that helps consumers scrap old models for new vehicles.... Read More »

Europe 2014 sales rise on low-cost brands shift

Jan. 16, 2015 10:14 CET
European car sales in 2014 rose for the first time in seven years, thanks to government incentives, tax breaks and a consumer shift to cheaper brands such as Dacia and Skoda.... Read More »

Russia car sales forecast to drop 24% as economic crisis worsens

Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 CET
Russian car sales are set to decline by 24 percent this year after falling 10 percent in 2014 as the country heads for recession. Major Western automakers including Ford, GM, and VW saw their Russian vehicle sales plunge steeply last year.... Read More »

W. Europe car sales up 5% in 2014; 3% gain seen for 2015

Jan. 8, 2015 13:21 CET
New-car sales in western Europe increased by 5 percent in 2014, the best result since 2009, but growth will slow this year, according to forecasters LMC Automotive. The region's car sales grew thanks to a strong UK market and rebounds in Germany, Italy and Spain.... Read More »

German car sales rose 7% in December on extra selling day

Jan. 5, 2015 13:05 CET
New-car sales in Germany rose 7 percent in December, returning Europe's largest auto market back to positive annual growth after two years of shrinking sales.... Read More »

Car sales slump in France in December, but rise in Spain and Italy

Jan. 4, 2015 10:53 CET
France's floundering economy pushed car sales 7 percent lower in December, while Spanish sales jumped by 21 percent, helped by a subsidy scheme. Sales rose 2 percent in Italy.... Read More »

Budget brands win despite Europe's car sales slowdown

Dec. 16, 2014 09:33 CET
New-car registrations in Europe rose 1 percent in November, with budget brands beating the market as nervous consumers kept a tight lid on spending. Vehicle sales in the EU and EFTA markets advanced to 989,457 cars. Eleven-month sales are up 6 percent to 12 million.... Read More »

Russian auto market decline slows in November

Dec. 8, 2014 14:31 CET
Russian car sales fell 1 percent in November compared with 10 percent the month before as a state scrappage program and a rush to buy cars ahead of price increases helped the country's troubled auto market.... Read More »

Western Europe car sales lifted by UK as France, Germany falter

Dec. 4, 2014 15:07 CET
Western Europe new-car sales rose 1 percent in November as strong demand in the UK and Spain helped offset falls in Germany and France, emphasizing the patchy nature of Europe's sales recovery. The annualized selling rate fell to 12.3 million cars.... Read More »

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Auto sector takes hit in Q3

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers and suppliers were hit hard in the third quarter while car retailers continued to make gains, according to the Automotive News Europe/PwC shareholder value report.... Read More »

 
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