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Greek sales slide amid broader European rebound

July 7, 2015 10:35 CET

New-car sales in Greece fell 22 percent last month, the sharpest drop of any western European car market, amid political uncertainty. Registrations across the region rose 14 percent to 1.31 million as the UK, Germany, France and Spain delivered double-digit percentage gains.
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UK new-car sales rise 13% in June boosted by low finance deals
July 6, 2015 10:55 CET

UK new-car registrations in June increased 13 percent to 257,817. The increase meant that sales were up by 7 percent in the first six months to 1.37 million, which marke ...
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German car sales rose 13% in June, helped by extra sales days
July 2, 2015 12:05 CET

New-car registrations in Germany increased 13 percent in June, helped by two extra sales days and a growing economy. The surge mirrors strong gains in France, Italy and S ...
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European car sales rebound continues in July

Aug. 4, 2015 10:57 CET
The recovery in European car sales continued in July as sales rose in the major markets of Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

French car sales rise 2% percent in July

Aug. 3, 2015 09:23 CET
French car sales rose 2.3 percent in July, led by strong gains at Fiat, Hyundai and Toyota. Most volume brands boosted volume except Renault, whose sales fell on aging products.

Greek sales slide amid broader European rebound

July 7, 2015 10:35 CET
New-car sales in Greece fell 22 percent last month, the sharpest drop of any western European car market, amid political uncertainty. Registrations across the region rose 14 percent to 1.31 million as the UK, Germany, France and Spain delivered double-digit percentage gains.

UK new-car sales rise 13% in June boosted by low finance deals

July 6, 2015 10:55 CET
UK new-car registrations in June increased 13 percent to 257,817. The increase meant that sales were up by 7 percent in the first six months to 1.37 million, which marked the best half-year performance on record.

German car sales rose 13% in June, helped by extra sales days

July 2, 2015 12:05 CET
New-car registrations in Germany increased 13 percent in June, helped by two extra sales days and a growing economy. The surge mirrors strong gains in France, Italy and Spain, suggesting the region is maintaining its steady recovery despite worries about a Greek exit from the euro.

French car sales rise 15% in June on extra working days

July 1, 2015 11:14 CET
French new-car sales increased 15 percent in June as two extra working days helped to lift registrations to the biggest monthly gain in four years.

Spanish new-car sales jump 24% as scrappage program boosts demand

July 1, 2015 12:31 CET
Spanish new-car sales rose 24 percent in June as a government-backed subsidy scheme continued to boost demand. In the first six months, sales increased 22 percent.

European car sales recovery slows in May

June 16, 2015 08:59 CET
The recovery in European car sales slowed down in May as buyers' concerns about unemployment and the Greek sovereign debt crisis held back demand. Sales were also hit by fewer business days.

Western European sales rebound slowed in May

June 4, 2015 13:59 CET
Western European car registrations rose 0.2 percent in May as the region's stop-go recovery faltered in some markets and sales were hit by fewer working days.

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Europe's automakers boosted shareholder value 41% in first quarter

May 14, 2015 06:01 CET
The average shareholder value of Europe's listed automakers improved by 41 percent, outpacing European and U.S. stock markets, according to the latest Automotive News Europe/PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction Services Shareholder Value Indices.

W. Europe car sales rise nearly 7% on new models, discounts

May 7, 2015 17:16 CET
New-car sales in Western Europe increased by 6.7 percent in April -- helped by a continuing economic recovery, new models and heavy discounting by automakers.

German car sales rise 6% in sign of Europe rebound

May 5, 2015 15:59 CET
German car sales rose 6.3 percent in April as Europe's No. 1 market joined France, Italy and Spain in reporting higher registrations. The VDA industry association forecasts that German registrations could reach 3.1 million this year.

Italy sales rose by 25% in April boosted by big discounts

May 4, 2015 21:10 CET
Italy's new-car registrations rose 24.7 percent in April to 148,807, boosted by heavy discounting by automakers including market leader Fiat.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 
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