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Europe 2014 sales rise on low-cost brands shift

Jan. 16, 2015 10:14 CET | UPDATED: Jan 16 16:30 CET - adds comments, 2015 forecast

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.
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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, ...
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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 r ...
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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 »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

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 »

Europe's auto recovery continues without France

Nov. 6, 2014 12:24 CET
Western European new-car sales rose 6 percent in October as demand picked up in all major markets except France. Registrations increased despite deepening uncertainties over the region's economic outlook.... Read More »

Western European car sales rise 6% in September

Oct. 6, 2014 15:02 CET
Western European car sales rose 6 percent in September, according to forecaster LMC Automotive. However, LMC said it had trimmed its full-year growth forecast due to weak confidence and geopolitical uncertainties.... Read More »

Germany joins France, Italy in reporting car-sales rebound in September

Oct. 3, 2014 11:23 CET
Germany joined France and Italy in reporting a rebound in new-car registrations last month after poor results in August. Sales in Germany rose 5 percent in September helping to lift nine-month registrations by 3 percent.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Auto sector faltered in Q2

Sept. 12, 2014 06:15 CET
European automakers, suppliers and retailers experienced mixed fortunes in the second quarter of 2014, as measured by the Automotive News Europe/PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction Services Shareholder Value Indices.... Read More »

Western European car sales extend mixed recovery

Sept. 5, 2014 06:30 CET
Western European car sales rose 1 percent in August, the 12th consecutive monthly gain, as faltering German, French and Italian demand was offset by strong gains in the UK and Spain.... Read More »

 
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