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WESTERN EUROPE
West Europeís car sales train regains momentum in October
Buoyant Britain, Spainís ongoing scrappage incentives, together with Germanyís regained growth momentum spark 5.8% October car sales rise in Western Europe, AID compiled figures reveal

Published: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:25:14 GMT
 

Head up display European car sales October 2014

To the relief of many autoindustry leaders, this winterís automotive weather map in Western Europe looks somewhat calmer than earlier expected. 

In spite of fears that West Europeís car market could be heading for markedly slower recovery growth during the closing months of this year, AID compiled data reveals that the 32nd consecutive month of car sales growth in Britain, plus a resumption of recovery growth in Germany, helped West Europeís car sales to rise 5.8 per cent in October. 

Ten months through the current year, 10.3 million new cars have already been sold in Western Europe, an increase of 5.2 per cent over the corresponding period last year, AID compiled data reveals.

+5.8%
West Europeís car sales rise in October


Coming in the wake of a near equally spirit-boosting 5.7 per cent car sales jump only the month before, Octoberís regional new car sales rose by a markedly faster than feared 5.8 per cent.

Among the seventeen European markets monitored by AID every month, October new car sales were up on the same month last year in eleven markets. 

Apart from France, where sales slipped by a disappointing 3.8 per cent, October sales were higher than a year ago in the regionís other four major car markets
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> West European passenger car recovery back on steam  08 October 2014


> Volkswagen steps up European car sales drive  12 September 2014


> French August car sales shrink to lowest level in decades  25 September 2014


DATA AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:

EUROPEAN new CAR sales:

by country
OCTOBER 2014 V OCTOBER 2013

10-MOnths 2014 v 10-Months 2013

WEST EUROPEAN new CAR sales:

by manufacturer and marque
OCTOBER 2014 V OCTOBER 2013
10-MOnths 2014 v 10-Months 2013

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