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Car Market: + 3% in January

189,569 new vehicles (passenger cars and light trucks) were registered in January 2018, an increase of 3% compared with January 2017.

In January 2018, with 156,851 registrations, the French market for cars special new is up 2.5% compared to January 2017.

With 32,718 registrations, the market for new light commercial vehicles (under 5.1 tonnes) is also up on the same first month of the year. A more significant increase since 5.8% compared to January 2017.

Even better … with 4450 registrations, the industrial vehicle market over 5 tons displays a + 11.5% compared to January 2017!

What about the second-hand market?

He would have sold 442,868 passenger cars of opportunity , a decrease of 4.3% compared to January 2017. But thousands of registration cards were delinquent in French prefectures because of computer bugs related to new rules Varieties internet.

It will probably take the next few months to get a better idea of ​​the French market of the occasion.

Did you know ?




Since August 2017, registrations of vehicles Opel are integrated with registrations of PSA Group . Hence a push from the French brands to 60.7% of total market 3.2% thanks to Opel. The part of the PSA Group (Peugeot + Citroen + DS + Opel) is thus increased to 35.8% against 24.8% for the Renault Group (Renault + Dacia).

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