Car sales in Europe during January grew by 10.2% compared to January 2016

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the vehicle market in Europe it still appears to be improving as the months go by. The past year 2016 closed with data is very good, although not the best of his historical series. Therefore, of face-to-2017 will still be selling many more cars that in 2016 if consumers continue to rely on its borrowing capacity and if the economy and the job situation allow.

As the first contact we have the month of January and it seems that things continue to wind on the stern under full sail. According to has revealed the main association of the sector in Europe, ACEA, the sales of new cars (cars and jeeps) in January of 2017 have grown compared with the same month last year, a 10.2 percent. This figure of growth is very good and comes endorsed by the 1.170.220 million of vehicles sold in the common market.

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countries that are best behavior have had have been Spain with an increase of 10.7 percent. We are still at a very short distance France with a 10.6 per cent and Germany with a 10.5 per cent. A little further, not very much, is Italy with a growth of 10.1 percent. The country that has shown a positive growth, but very low for as it has led to other months of January, has been Uk since it has experienced a trivial 2.9 percent.

If we view these data on the side of manufacturers we have that Volkswagen Group continues to dominate with an iron fist by the european market. During January they have managed to sell a 10.3 percent more than in January of 2016 and marked a 281.877 units. second has left the French group PSA with an increase of its deliveries of 6.8 percent, that is to say with 119.985 units delivered. Closing the podium honor is Renault with 106.372 units sold, that is to say, an increase of 10.4 per cent.

From among all these data note has achieved the Group Fiat Chrysler Cars (FCA). Closed December of last year as the seventh manufacturer most sold in Europe and in January 2017 have managed to move to fourth place. Its growth has been a 15 per cent with respect to January of the previous year and have delivered 82.555 new units.

Source – ACEA

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