car sales in the European Union continues to increase. In September, sales of passenger cars grew by 7.2% compared to the same month last year, for a total of 1.455.180 units, reveals the Association of European Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) this Friday, October 14. In terms of volume, this result marks the best September ever.
According to data from the ACEA, all major markets recorded growth in sales. The largest were observed in Italy (17,4%), Spain (13.9%) and Germany (9.4 percent). In France, the marketing of light vehicles passenger cars rose 2.5% and the Uk by 1.6%.
Portugal was above the European Union average, with sales rising 10.6% in September, for a total of 13.965 units.
Considering the first nine months of the year, Portugal is also well-positioned to face the partners of the European Union, with a rise of 14.9% of sales compared to the same period of 2015. In block 28, the increase was 8% for a total of 11.243.263 units.