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PASSENGER CAR registrations: -3.9% over nine months; +5.4% in September
In September, demand for new cars in the EU* was up 5.4%, amounting to 1,159,066 units, from the record low volumes registered in September 2012**. The month counted on average one more working day across the EU this year, compared to the last. From January to September, new car registrations declined by 3.9%, compared to the first nine months of 2012, with a total of 9,000,629 vehicles.
In September, most major markets posted growth, from +3.4% in France to +12.1% in the UK and +28.5% in Spain. Italy (-2.9%) and Germany (-1.2%) saw their new car registrations decrease. Overall, the EU* market expanded by 5.4% compared to the same month last year, despite recording the second lowest level for a month of September**.
Nine months into the year, the UK was the only significant market to record an increase (+10.8%). Downturn prevailed across other major markets, ranging from -1.6% in Spain to -6.0% in Germany, -8.3% in Italy and -8.5% in France, leading to an overall 3.9% contraction in the EU*, compared to the first nine months of 2012.
* EU27, data for Malta unavailable
** since ACEA recorded new registrations in the EU27 in 2003
Market & Economy
- Truck of the Future: Innovative, Fuel-Efficient & Safe on 5 December 2013 in Brussels. More information and registration at http://truckofthefuture.eu
- ACEA European Oil Sequences 2012 Link for ‘certification and registration’ (page 3) now available: http://acea.dossier-on-web.com/eor/engine-oil-registrations/menu/eor/front-page.
- To see the 2010 ACEA oil sequences, please click here:ACEA European Oil Sequences 2010