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Europe’s commercial vehicle sales post fresh hikes in April

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 27/05/2015 (11:09)
According to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), commercial vehicle sales in the European Union (EU) increased for a fourth consecutive month in April. New commercial vehicle registrations climbed 12.2% to 169,746 units in April. In the first four months, meanwhile, commercial vehicle sales in the EU rose 13% to 671,701 units.

The data showed that sales for heavy trucks rose 20.8% in April to 21,543 units while sales for new trucks rose 15% on the year to reach 26,883 units. New bus and coach sales also increased 5.5% compared with the same month of 2014.

Among the largest European markets, the UK (+22.8%) and Spain (+18.5%) posted double digit growth in April while sales also increased in Italy, Germany and France, rising by 9%, 7% and 1.4%, respectively.
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