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WESTERN EUROPE
Car market takes right turn
W-Europeís car market finally moves out of intensive care
Published: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMT
 

New Mini unveiled this week in Oxford
2014MY Mini - UK growth slows in October

October sales were equal or higher in all but three markets, including four of the regionís five major markets. 

Of these only Italy failed to show a rise in October sales. 

A gradual strengthening of consumer confidence, allied to rekindled government incentives to scrap higher polluting older cars with a lower CO
2 emitting model has spurred a more than one-third jump in Spainís October new car sales.

On the other end of the spectrum, the UKís car sales may have risen for twenty successive months in a row, but Octoberís 4 per cent gain marks the first single digit expansion after six months. 

+4%
October gain in West European new car market


This has tempted the view that the intensity seen of late in Britainís recovery growth, chiefly six successive months of double-digit car sales expansion, may have passed its peak and has finally slowed to a more sustainable rate. 

Thatís a view shared by Britainís autoindustry mouthpiece the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
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Even Europeís worst hit markets now bouncing off the bottom  17 Oct 2013



DATA AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:

EUROPEAN new CAR sales:

by country
OCTOBER 2013 v OCTOBER
2012
10-MONTHS 2013 v 10-MONTHS 2012

WEST EUROPEAN new CAR sales:

by manufacturer and marque
OCTOBER 2013 v OCTOBER 2012
10-MONTHS 2013 v 10-MONTHS 2012
       

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