New car registrations in Europe increased by 7.1% in September compared to the same month last year, with 1,495,815 units registered.
Registrations in Europe’s ‘big five’ markets rose 6.2% in September - with 1,171,795 units registered - compared to the same month last year.
Automotive markets analyst JATO Dynamics has published its analysis of the key new car launches at this year’s Paris Motor Show.
European new car registrations returned to growth in August.
Registrations in Europe’s ‘big five’ markets saw an increase of 9.3% in August, as market conditions improved following the 2% decline seen in July.
Registrations across the European new car market slumped by 2.3% in July – it’s first fall for 34 months.
Volkswagen has suffered Europe’s biggest market share drop of 2.4% during July but remains the regions’ largest car manufacturer as Europe suffers 2% fall in new car sales.
New car registrations in 29 European markets during May were 15.1% higher than the same month in 2015.
Germany, Italy, France and Spain all experienced double-digit growth in car registrations during May, with a total of 969,100 up 15% on the previous year.
The UK saw Europe’s third lowest growth of 2% against a total market up 8.9% year-on-year according to JATO Dynamics’ report on the region's new car registrations for April.
New car registrations in Europe’s biggest markets grew by 8.6% to 958,400 units in April 2016. It was the second best April for 10 years.
New car sales in Europe were up 8.1% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016, to 3.93 million units.
European car sales are experiencing an SUV sales boom which has seen a 25% rise in Q1 of 2016, figures published by JATO Dynamics reveal.
European new car registrations grew by 13.8% in February 2016, marking the 30th consecutive month of year-on-year growth.
Volkswagen registered the only negative change among the top 10 best-selling brands in January as the European market saw the 29th consecutive month of year-on-year growth in new car registrations.
In 2015 the European car market totalled 14.2 million new registrations, an increase of 9.3% over 2014 full year results; the highest since 2009.
European new-car sales in November saw the 27th consecutive month of growth with volumes up 13.5%, the second highest this year.
European new car registrations volumes increased by 2.4% from October 2014 to 2015 to 1.14 million cars.
The European new car market increased by 9.7% in September year-on-year to 1.27 million units, led by growth in the UK, Spain and Italy.
The European new-car market recorded growth of 11.5%, the third time this year double-digit growth has been achieved.
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