The Dacia cars sale scored major advance, in Europe (the EU plus EFTA countries), in June, the Romanian car maker’s market quota growing up from 2 to 2.5 percent, read the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) figures made public on Tuesday.
As many as 28,844 Dacia cars were registered in Europe, last month, by 16.1 percent than in June, 2012 when 24,785 units had been registered, whereas almost all big carmakers were witnessing lower sales, as follows: Volkswagen Group -.4 percent, PSA Peugeot Citroen – 10.9 percent, General Motors Group – 9.9 percent Fiat Group – 13.6 percent and BMW Group – 7.7 percent.
Renault Group’s sales increased by 0.9 percent, in June, thanks to the high demand in its low-cost Dacia. Likewise, carmakers like Ford (6.9 percent)., Daimler (0.6 percent) and Jaguar Land Rover (0.9 percent), saw higher sales, last month.
As may a 144,256 Dacia cars were registered in the 29 European countries, over Jan-June 2013, by 17.2 percent more than during the same time span of 2012, with 123,000 units registered.
The statistical figures are collected from the car markets in 29 European countries, 26 EU Member States, except Malta, and three EFTA countries, namely Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.