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January 27, 2022
BUSINESS

Dacia registrations in Europe up 28 pc in April

The registrations of Dacia passenger vehicles in the European Union (EU) went up by 28. per cent in April and 18.3 per cent in the first four months this year and the European automotive market reported the first positive performance in 19 months, mainly thanks to the rise posted by Germany and Great Britain, according to data released by the Association of European Automobile Manufacturers (AEAM) on Friday. The registrations of new passenger vehicles in the EU went up by 1.7 in April compared to April 2012, to 1,083 units. In the first four months of 2013, the automotive market in the EU dropped by 7.1 per cent, from 4.3 to 4 M registrations, according to the release. Of major markets, the UK posted the highest rise – 14.8 per cent – in April. Europe’s biggest economy, Germany, registered a growth of its car market by 3.8 per cent. Romania also posted a solid growth in April, registrations going up by 21.7 per cent, from 4,300 to 5,200 new cars. In the first four months of the year, the Romanian automotive market deceased by 9.8 per cent, from almost 18,300 to 16,500 units. The standings of manufacturers shows Dacia in the first place, with the most robust growth of its volume brands. The Renault Group – Europe’s number three in sales – in April posted 5.3 per cent growth to 92,600 registrations in the EU, explosively generated by Dacia, as the Renault brand declined by 1.1 per cent

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