European Light Vehicles Market rose 1.5% in 2014.

European Light Vehicles Market

European Light Vehicles Market rose 1.5% in 2014 fueled by the impressive trend scored by the sales in Great Britain and by the recovery of Mediterranean country, with Portugal, Spain and Greece on top.

In December 2014, according to data released by all Car Manufacturers local Associations and by ACEA, the total Light Passengers Vehicle (cars + light commercial vehicles) sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.5 million, up a robust 4.2% from the correspondent month last year.

Full Year 2014 sales in Europe have been 18.0 million, up 1.5% from 2013.

December was almost positive for the market, in Europe, with eight out of the tenth largest countries in black and only France (-7.1%) and The Netherlands (-6.6%) with red figures.

Russia was the largest market raising 2.4% ahead of Germany (+5.9%) France.

The United Kingdom was still strong (+9.4) while Turkey ended a positive Q4, while in the year has lost 10%.

To be highlighted the sharp fall of Austrian market (-15%) and the disaster of Ukraine (-54.7%).

See here reports on European statistics for Brands or Models updated at December 2014.

Data on the 44 European countries are sourced by Mobility Database, aggregating data from all National Carmaker Associations or Dealers Associations, including, for the European Community, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

Data combined the 28 countries of European Community plus the 3 E.F.T.A. (Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) plus East and South European countries like Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldova, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia, and Albania. We also include little countries like Monaco and Liechtenstein, despite for these countries data are preliminary and subject at a late update.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see statistics regarding Brands and Groups. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

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