Passenger car registrations: +7.0% over two months; +7.3% in February

Brussels, 17 March 2015 - In February 2015, EU* passenger car registrations recorded growth for the eighteenth consecutive month (+7.3%), reaching 924,440

In February 2015, EU* passenger car registrations recorded growth for the eighteenth consecutive month (+7.3%), reaching 924,440. All major markets contributed positively to the overall expansion, especially Spain (+26.1%), Italy (+13.2%) and the UK (+12.0%) posting double-digit growth, followed by Germany (+6.6%) and France (+4.5%).

From January to February 2015, new passenger car registrations increased by 7.0%, totalling almost 2 million units (1,923,484). Most major markets posted growth, contributing to the overall upturn of the EU market. Germany (+4.6%), France (+5.3%), the UK (+8.3%), Italy (+12.3%) and Spain (+26.7%) increased over this period.

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