European commercial vehicle registrations up 5.7 percent in Jan-Feb

Monday, 25 March 2019 17:49:37 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In February this year, new commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose by 4.7 percent year on year to 181,636 units, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).

In February, among major EU markets Germany saw the biggest uplift (+15.2%), followed by France (+7.1%). By contrast, demand contracted in Spain by 3.8 percent in February, while all key EU markets except Spain recorded gains.

In the first two months of this year, new commercial vehicle registrations in the EU totaled almost 382,114 units, up 5.7 percent on year-on-year basis.  Germany (+15.5%), France (+7.7%), the UK (+6.3%), Spain (+2.1%) and Italy (+1.2%) all saw demand for commercial vehicles increase in the given period.

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