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European commercial vehicle registrations keep increasing in June

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 25/08/2016 (15:55)
According to media reports, commercial vehicle registrations in Europe increased for the eighteenth consecutive month in June. A total of 223,519 commercial vehicles were registered last month with a rise of 13.3%.

Reports show that the commercial vehicle registrations increased by 29.9% in Italy, by 14.5% in Spain, by 11.3% in Germany, by 11.1% in France and by 2.8% in UK. Italy saw the highest spike among the other EU countries in June.

New light commercial vehicle registrations rose by 14.2%, totaling 187,158 units compared to the same month of the last year while the heavy truck registrations posted a 13.0% rise reaching 26,122 new units and new truck registrations increased 10.3%, to 33,031 units from June 2015. Meanwhile, new buses and coaches registrations fell 4.8% to 3,330 in June compared to the same month of 2015.

In the January-June period, the EU market increased 13.5% year on year to 1,170,263 units. During the first six months of the year, commercial vehicle markets posted the following growth rates; Italy (+30.8%), Spain (+14.0%), France (+12.7%), Germany (+10.4%), and the UK (+3.6%).
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