New registrations of Dacia in Germany increased by 6.7 pc to 14,609 units in the first four months of 2013, according to the German vehicle registration authority KBA, quoted by Mediafax. Meanwhile, overall registrations of new cars declined by 8.5 per cent to 958,401 vehicles over the same period. Dacia’s market share over the four months was unchanged at 1.5 per cent, but there was a 33 percent surge in new registrations of Dacia during April, giving the car manufacturer a 1.6 per cent market share in Germany.
A similar pattern was seen in France, Dacia’s main market, an overall fall in new car sales but a 23 percent rise in registrations of Dacias to 30,352 vehicles in the first four months of this year. It was the largest advance recorded by any car manufacturer on the French market for the period.