INDUSTRY WELCOMES SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN EU PASSENGER CAR REGISTRATIONS

Published 19/04/2017 00:00:00 in Press Releases

“It is encouraging to see that the EU car market continues to recover in March, with an 11.2% increase in EU passenger car registrations”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA)*, commenting on figures published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).

Overall, car registrations reached 1,891,583 units in March 2017, continuing the upward trend seen in the first quarter of the year.

Italy (+11.9%), Spain (+7.9%), Germany (+6.7%), the United Kingdom (+6.2%) and France (+4.8%) all experienced strong market growth from January to March 2017, which demonstrates strong levels of consumer confidence, despite the political changes currently taking place across the EU.

Robinson continued “The NFDA is pleased to see that the UK market continues to remain strong and stable alongside its European counterparts and we look forward to seeing this continue throughout the year”.

 

ENDS

Notes for editors:

Katy Recina, NFDA
Tel: 020 7307 3422
Mob: 0776 602 2583
Press Office direct line: 020 7307 3422 

Web: www.rmif.co.uk  Email: katy.recina@rmif.co.uk

The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses. The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.

Back to Articles
Back to Articles

Cookies

This site uses cookies. Some cookies are essential to ensure our website works for you in the best possible way. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site may not work. To find out more about cookies on this website and how to delete cookies, click here to see our cookie statement.

Close