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European car sales rise 6%, helped by extra selling day

Dec. 14, 2017 08:52 CET | UPDATED: Dec 14 11:27 CET - corrected

European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toyota, Dacia and Kia posting strong gains while the Fiat and BMW brands saw their sales slide.
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VW, Ford gain as Russia sales rise 15%
Dec. 8, 2017 15:44 CET

New-car sales in Russia rose 15 percent in November. VW and Ford sales both jumped 29 percent. ...

 

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German sales likely to fall next year on lower diesel demand, VDA says
Dec. 7, 2017 09:31 CET

New-car registrations in Germany will grow to one of their highest-ever levels this year but will likely decline next year because of falling demand for diesels, the VDA ...

 




 

European car sales rise 6%, helped by extra selling day

Dec. 14, 2017 08:52 CET
European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toyota, Dacia and Kia posting strong gains while the Fiat and BMW brands saw their sales slide.

NOVEMBER SALES

VW, Ford gain as Russia sales rise 15%

Dec. 8, 2017 15:44 CET
New-car sales in Russia rose 15 percent in November. VW and Ford sales both jumped 29 percent.

German sales likely to fall next year on lower diesel demand, VDA says

Dec. 7, 2017 09:31 CET
New-car registrations in Germany will grow to one of their highest-ever levels this year but will likely decline next year because of falling demand for diesels, the VDA industry association said.

NOVEMBER SALES

Western European car sales rise 5% despite UK woes

Dec. 5, 2017 15:57 CET
Western European car registrations rose 5.4 percent in November, with the key French and German markets outpacing the rise as demand in the UK sagged, data showed.

NOVEMBER SALES

German sales rise 9% but diesel sales hit hard

Dec. 5, 2017 11:04 CET
New-car sales in Germany rose 9.4 percent in November with Peugeot and Dacia showing strong growth. Diesel sales fell by 17 percent.

NOVEMBER SALES

UK sales fall 11% in 8th month of decline

Dec. 5, 2017 12:11 CET
UK new-car registrations slumped 11 percent in November as weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel put the market on course for its first annual fall since 2011.

NOVEMBER SALES

Fiat falls in Italy despite 7% market rise

Dec. 4, 2017 12:29 CET
New-car sales in Italy rose 6.8 percent in November, despite a slump in market leader Fiat brand's volume and declining demand from private customers. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 8.7 percent to 1.85 million.

NOVEMBER SALES

Renault, Peugeot gain in Spain while diesel, VW sales fall

Dec. 4, 2017 10:08 CET
Renault and Peugeot were among the winners as sales of new cars in Spain rose 12 percent in November. In the first 11 months, registrations were up 7.8 percent to 1.13 million.

Skoda, Peugeot SUVs help French market grow by 10% in Nov.

Dec. 1, 2017 12:11 CET
Skoda and Peugeot were among winners as French new-car registrations increased 10 percent in November, boosted by strong SUV sales and an extra selling day.

Renault, Toyota lead 6% European sales gain

Nov. 16, 2017 08:37 CET
European car sales rose nearly 6 percent in October, with Renault, Toyota and VW Group's Seat brand leading the gains among volume automakers.

OCTOBER SALES

Ford, Nissan among winners as Russia sales rise 17%

Nov. 10, 2017 11:13 CET
Ford and Nissan had big jumps in new-car sales in a Russian market where overall volume increased 17 percent.

OCTOBER SALES

UK sales slump 12% in Oct. in 7th monthly decline

Nov. 6, 2017 09:50 CET
UK registrations in October fell by 12 percent, marking a seventh consecutive month of decline. Vauxhall, Nissan and Fiat were among automakers that saw big falls in demand.

OCTOBER SALES

Spanish sales rise 14% in Oct. despite political tensions over Catalonia

Nov. 3, 2017 15:38 CET
Spain's new-car sales increased 14 percent in October even as tensions over Catalonia's bid to gain independence created an uncertain business environment.

OCTOBER SALES

Italy's record month benefits French brands, Toyota but FCA sales decline

Nov. 3, 2017 12:00 CET
French brands were among the winners in an Italian market that had a record month for new-car sales in October as demand grew 7 percent.Fiat Chrysler sales fell after the automaker started to reduce self-registrations.

OCTOBER SALES

German market's 4% growth helps Peugeot, Citroen but Opel drops back

Nov. 2, 2017 16:19 CET
PSA's mainstream brands, Peugeot and Citroen, powered ahead in a German market up nearly 4 percent last month while the French automaker's newly acquired Opel brand saw sales decline.

OCTOBER SALES

French sales jump 14% with Nissan, Toyota among winners

Nov. 2, 2017 11:26 CET
French new-car sales rose 14 percent in October, with Nissan and Toyota among the winners.

Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand

Oct. 17, 2017 09:54 CET
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offset gains in France, Italy and Spain. PSA and Ford were among automakers whose sales dropped while Alfa Romeo and Seat had double-digit gains.

Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.

Oct. 9, 2017 16:23 CET
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last month thanks to an improving economy. Kia and Ford were among the monthly winners, while Toyota lost ground.

UK sales set for first annual decline since 2011 after 9% Sept. slump

Oct. 5, 2017 11:03 CET
UK new-car registrations fell 9.3 percent in September, a key month of the year that normally accounts for up to 20 percent of annual demand, making it highly likely that sales this year will be down for the first time since 2011.

Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says

Oct. 5, 2017 10:26 CET
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older diesel models, the VDA auto industry lobby said. Registrations may increase 4 percent compared with a previous forecast that they would be flat, the VDA said.

German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries

Oct. 5, 2017 16:01 CET
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered cars hit demand. Registrations of diesel models fell 21 percent to a market share of 36.3 percent, while gasoline cars jumped 8.7 percent to a share of 59.7 percent.

Italy's September sales increase 8%

Oct. 3, 2017 14:13 CET
Italy's new-car sales rose 8 percent in September to 166,956 units, which was the highest volume the country has had for the month since 2009. The strong gain helped lift the country's nine-month sales by 9 percent.

Spain sales rise 4% in Sept. on fleet demand

Oct. 3, 2017 16:01 CET
Spanish new-car sales rose 4.6 percent in September as sales to companies continued to outpace sluggish demand from private customers. In the first nine months, volume rose 6.7 percent.

French sales rise 1% in September

Oct. 2, 2017 11:34 CET
New-car sales rose 1.1 percent in France in September, as the fall selling season began with mixed results for both domestic and foreign automakers.

Sales of gasoline cars overtake diesels in Europe

Sept. 29, 2017 16:54 CET
Diesel's European market share fell to 46.3 percent of new-car registrations in the first half, the first time since 2009 that more gasoline cars were sold than diesel models.

 
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