The European car market in October slowed the growth rate


Sales of passenger cars in Europe in October increased by 2.7% to 1 million 144 thousand 109 vehicles. According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), the growth in demand for new cars has slowed in all major car markets of the EU - from 8.6% in Italy to 1% in France and in the UK for the first time in several years it was registered a decline (-1, 1%). For the first ten months of 2015 car sales in Europe were 11,926,134 units – more by 8.2% than a year before.

As noted in the review of the European car market for October, among automakers the largest number of vehicles in the European Union in the last month was sold by Volkswagen - 141,817 vehicles (-0.4%). Second place is kept by Ford with 79,116 sold vehicles (+ 1.8%). Renault got the third place, which sold 78 764 cars – more by 0.9% than a year before. Peugeot (69742 units; + 2.3%) and Opel / Vauxhall (68555 units, -2%) close "five" of leaders.

18 november 2015