The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) announced the new automobile registration data of EU countries for October.
According to the data, new car sales in EU countries increased by 14.6 percent last month compared to the same period in 2022, reaching 855 thousand 484.
New vehicle registrations in Union member countries increased by 16.7 percent in January-October 2023 compared to the same period last year, reaching 8 million 795 thousand 16.
Of the new cars sold in EU countries in October, 33.4 percent were gasoline, 28.6 percent were hybrid, 14.2 percent were electric, 12 percent were diesel, 8.4 percent were plug-in hybrid and 3.4 percent were plug-in hybrid. ü was made up of other fuels.
INCREASED BY 21 PERCENT IN FRANCE
Electric car sales increased by 36.3 percent in October compared to the same period last year, reaching 121 thousand 808.
Total automobile sales increased by 21.9 percent in France, 20 percent in Italy, 18.1 percent in Spain and 4.9 percent in Germany in October compared to the same period last year.
Among the 27 member countries of the Union, the highest number of new cars entered the traffic in Germany in October. During this period, 218 thousand 959 new cars were registered in Germany, 152 thousand 383 in France, 139 thousand 45 in Italy and 77 thousand 892 in Spain.
IT INCREASED DURING 15 MONTHS
Thus, automobile sales in EU countries have increased over the last 15 months.
According to manufacturers, the Volkswagen Group sold the most new cars in the EU in October with 210 thousand 251.
Volkswagen Group was followed by Stellantis Group in new vehicle sales in the EU. Stellantis Group, which includes brands such as Peugeot, Fiat, Citroen and Opel, sold 157 thousand 390 cars.
Renault Group ranked third with 95 thousand 630 new cars, and Hyundai Group ranked fourth with 74 thousand 459 units.