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EUROPE | AID EXCLUSIVE      
Europe’s 2017 car market off to a flying start
Published: Tue, 07th Feb 2017 11:07:11 GMT  
 

West European Passenger Car Sales History January 2017

West Europe’s car market has recorded the fastest start for eight years. AID’s provisional data reveals that some 1.1 million new cars were sold this January, thus topping last year’s same month sales by 9.4 per cent. Apart from the UK, where last month’s new car sales grew for yet another month, all of West Europe’s other major markets, on a similar upbeat note, experienced double-digit gains. However, this year’s flying start can be attributed at least partly to two extra working days in several markets, which couldn’t fail but put a more positive spin on this January’s turnout

West Europe’s car market seems set to start 2017 in the manner it spent the whole of 2016. January’s strong start continued a strong sales recovery run that saw expanding sales in 39 out of the past 41 months.

 
The autoindustry, cheered by this sustained sales rebound now has a job on its hands to ensure that this long and unwavering sales recovery spell does not screech to a premature halt...more


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