The European automobile manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported sales for the month. The results were not very comforting, but there has been improvement: in some markets recorded a positive trend after a five-month drop.
European market into a deep dive for the sixth month in a row. In February, sales fell by 0.9% compared to last year (sold 1 148 775 car). In the countries with the most impressive sales, for example, in Germany (+2,7%), France (+2.1%) and the UK (+1.4 per cent), the situation began to improve.
Most popular in Europe over time has become the brand Volkswagen, whose dealerships handed over to the buyers 131 144 cars (+4%). In the second place fit Peugeot 206 79 sold cars (+0,2%). And three leaders closes the Renault with the figure of 79 134 units (-1,7%).
It is worth Recalling that in Russia, according to the Association of European businesses (AEB) in the past month, I bought a 128 406 cars. It is even less than was sold in Europe only one VW. Moreover, the demand fell by 3.6% for the first time in 22 months. The top three brands included LADA (27 011 machines?1%), KIA (17 731 instances, 0%) and Hyundai (14 260 units, +6%). Add that to a European leader VW (7346 vehicles, +4%) took fifth place in the national ranking, Renault (8499 pieces?25%) – fourth, and Peugeot (306 auto?33%) all slipped in the back.