Such a result, the German auto giant managed to achieve in the first half.
Experts of the analytical Agency “AUTOSTAT” info shared data on the volume of sales of new cars in the EU in the first half. The absolute leader was Volkswagen Group, which dealers were able to implement 1 114 885 new cars. In comparison with the last year sales dropped by 35%. Though insignificantly, but increased the market share of the group from 24.7% to 26%.
Second place confidently takes the French PSA Group, which unites the brands Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Opel. In the period from early January to the end of June, European citizens have bought 672 688 cars of these brands that just 44% lower than last year. The third line is Renault, whose cars have sold 492 677 instances (-41,5%). The most popular foreign automaker that became the Hyundai Group with a score of 295 834 cars sold – the decline in sales amounted to 33%.
Complements the TOP 5 premium German brand BMW – dealers of the brand were able to find buyers for 275 498 new machines (-30%).
Earlier it became known that the electric crossover Hyundai Kona Electric continues to be popular two years after entering the market. Especially good sales of this car are in Europe, where the infrastructure for electric cars is well developed.