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May 17, 2022

Romanians buy 74 environmentally-friendly cars two months into 2016

Romanians bought, in the first two months of this year, as many as 74 hybrid and 100pct-electric cars, up by almost 90pc compared to the same period in 2015, according to the statistics of the Car Makers and Importers’ Association (APIA)..

The sales of environmentally-friendly cars, reported in January and February 2016, is the equivalent of 0.6pct of all new cars sold nationally.

As many as 35 green cars were sold in February alone, down by 10.2pc compared to the previous month, when 39 units were sold. In the first two months, figures show that 74 hybrid / 100pct- electric cars were purchased, up by 89.7pc year on year.

The APIA data reveal that, throughout 2015, the number of new hybrid and electric vehicles sold in Romania stood at 495, more than double (110pct) compared to 2014, when 236 units were sold.



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