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WESTERN EUROPE | EXCLUSIVE
Four-midable
4WD take-up rate in Europe’s recovering car market hits yet another all-time record


Published: Fri, 11th Dec 2015 13:50:45 GMT
 

Western Europe 4x4 share up to 2015 AID Newsletter

Outstripping almost any other consumer car buying trend that has gone before it, consumers’ underlying demand for cars with 4WD - propelled along mainly, though not exclusively, by today’s screamingly popular SUV-Crossovers - continues to grow at a steady pace in Europe. 

Following more than a decade of near unwavering growth, interrupted only briefly during the deep recent economic recession, the sales share attributable to cars with four-driven wheels has continued to climb.

AID, in its latest regular roundup of notable car buying trends in Europe and elsewhere, concludes that underlying regional demand for 4x4 cars remains the region’s hottest sales trend. 

West Europe’s 4WD car sales share at the three-quarter stage has zoomed to an all-time high, thus setting yet another record in the region. 

To underline the unchanged vitality of this progressively expanding sector, this year marks the sixth successive year of unbroken sector growth. 

Other than that, during the past half-dozen years West Europe’s 4WD sales share has almost doubled
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