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April 15, 2021
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New registrations of road vehicles for passenger transport up 1.9%

The new registrations of road vehicles for passenger transport increased, in the first nine months of 2014, by 1.9% to 218,313 units, from the 214,339 units recorded in the same period of the previous year, with cars holding the largest share, with almost 212,000 units, show the data of the National Statistics Institute /INS/, released on Tuesday.
According to statistics, the new registrations of vehicles for goods transport recorded, from January 1 to September 30 this year, an 8.1% increase compared to the same period of last year, with a number of 62,275 units.
Depending on the category of vehicle for passenger transport, cars hold supremacy, in the first nine months of the year, with a number of 211,298 units, up by 1.92% from the same period of 2013, when 207,306 new cars were registered.
In the category of road vehicles for goods transport, from January 1 to September 30, 2014, lorries saw the most units newly registered, 36,260 ones, by 1.35% more compared to the same period of last year.
In Q3 2014 compared to the same quarter of 2013, buses and minibuses increased twice, and cars – by 0.5%.
As to the category of mopeds and motorcycles, a decrease by 7.1% was recorded, and in the same period, the new registrations of road vehicles for goods transport increased by 15.3% in terms of tractors, 13.9% for trailers and semitrailers and by 0.4% in terms of lorries.
Official statistics reveal that, compared to Q2 2014, in Q3 the new registrations of passenger vehicles increased by 15.7%, whereas the new registrations of road vehicles for goods transport went down by 2.2%.
The data released on Tuesday by the INS were provided by the Driving Licenses and Vehicles Registration Directorate within the Ministry of the Interior.

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