Passenger car registrations: +6.1% over nine months; +6.4% in September

Brussels, 17 September 2014 - In September, the EU* market for new passenger cars expanded for the thirteenth consecutive month, totalling 1,235,501 units

In September, the EU* market for new passenger cars expanded for the thirteenth consecutive month, totalling 1,235,501 units. Substantial growth prevailed in all major markets, Spain (+26.2%), France (+6.3%), UK (+5.6%), Germany (+5.2%) and Italy (+3.3%) leading to an upturn (+6.4%) across the region as a whole*.

From January to September, the EU* market for passenger cars increased (+6.1%) compared to the first nine months of 2013, mainly caused by the significant growth recorded in Spain (+17.2%) and the UK (+9.1%). Likewise Italian (+3.6%), German (+2.9%) and French (+2.1%) markets expanded. New passenger car registrations in the EU* totalled 9,572,259 units over the period.

* Data for Malta unavailable

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