Passenger car registrations: +6.7% in January

Brussels, 17 February 2015 - In January 2015, EU* passenger car registrations recorded growth for the seventeenth consecutive month (+6.7%), reaching almost 1 million units (998,860).

In January 2015, EU* passenger car registrations recorded growth for the seventeenth consecutive month (+6.7%), reaching almost 1 million units (998,860). Looking at the largest markets, the increase in demand was driven mainly by the significant growth recorded in Spain (+27.5%) and Italy (+10.9%), followed by the UK (+6.7%), France (+6.2%) and Germany (+2.6%). Substantial growth was also posted by the new EU member states (+4.8%) contributing to last month’s positive outcome across the region.

* Data for Malta n.a.

Note: Due to an error in Croatian and Lithuanian data the final file has been amended 

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