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October 23, 2021

21,400 vehicles bought through Cash for Clunkers 2011 programme

With two months to go before the end of this year’s ‘Cash for Clunkers’ programme, the Ministry of Environment reported that 94,310 vehicles older than 10 years were traded in, while the number of new vehicles purchased with the rebates offered through the programme reached 21,393 units, money.ro informs. In 2010, 189,323 cars were traded in, the rebates being used to buy 62,550 new cars, of which 25,263 were built in Romania.  According to the aforementioned source, Dacia continued to be the best-sold brand in August, its sales nevertheless dropping by 27.18 per cent to 2,151 units compared to the same month last year. In August 2010, Dacia sold 2,954 units. On the other hand, the owners of tractors and self-propelled agricultural machines can sign up for the programme that seeks to stimulate the renewal of the national park on September 12 – November 10, 2011. The programme’s total value this year stands at RON 51.6 M (EUR 12.2 M).

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