Tariceanu: significant inflow of second-hand cars to Romania
“ I voice my disapproval with the EU regulations. What is happening now in Romania is telling.
The new variant of the car pollution tax provides for the decline in the level of the tax depending on the age of the car and its pollution level. For the Euro 4 or Euro 3 cars, the tax is calculating based on a formula that takes into account the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and the specific tax expressed in euro/1 gram of CO2, the pollution norm, the specific tax expressed in euro/1 cubic centimeter.
The registrations of new cars declined over 2% in the first 7 months of this year to 171,385 units, in a context in which their market share reached 60% versus the same period of 2007, when the registrations of new cars represented over 76% of the market.