Romania ranks 16th in the EU in the January in terms of car registrations, up by 66.4 percent year-on-year, to 11,744 new cars registered, according to Romania’s Association of Automotive Manufacturers (ACAROM) data, a press release informs.
Dacia posted an increase of registrations by 17 percent in Europe, to 39,513 units.
New car registrations in the European Union increased by 7.1 percent in January 2018, as compared to January 2017, reaching a level of 1,253,877 units.
Last month, significant increases in volumes were recorded in Spain (20.3 percent) and Germany (11.6 percent), while the UK has again regressed, by 6.3 percent.
In terms of car manufacturers, most of the cars registered in Europe in January 2018 are the VW group with 316,783 units, up 8.7 percent, followed by the PSA group with 211,097 units, up 73.2 percent and the Renault Group with 118,405 units, up 9.5 percent (of which Dacia with 39,513 units).
In January 2018, Ford cars accounted for 84,886 new units, down 2.2 percent year-on-year.