European commercial vehicle registrations up 3.2 percent in 2018

Thursday, 24 January 2019 17:43:38 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In December last year, new commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) declined by four percent year on year to 198,537 units, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).

In December, both Spain (+6.7%) and France (+1.9%) posted growth, while registrations of new commercial vehicles fell in Italy (-12.1%), the United Kingdom (-9.5%) and Germany (-4.4%).

In 2018, new commercial vehicle registrations in the EU totaled almost 2.48 million units, up 3.2 percent on year-on-year basis, representing the highest volume on record since 2007.  Demand declined in Italy (-4.1%) and the UK (-1.9%), but the Spanish (+6.5%), French (+4.9%) and German (+4.6%) markets performed very well in 2018.


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