The Romanian car market was the fifth most dynamic in the EU growing by 5 percent to 33,343 units in the first half of this year, while registrations of Romanian Dacia fell by 5.9 percent to 120,000 units across the EU, shows data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association.
Hungary and Estonia registered the largest car registrations with 19.9 percent and 18.9 percent, while registrations in Poland and Latvia went up by 7.6 percent and 7.5 percent in the first semester. Meanwhile, the car markets in Portugal and Greece lost 41.9 percent and 41.3 percent, while Cyprus registered a 20.6 percent drop.
Car registrations in Romania fell by 14.9 percent to 7,326 units in June, while EU 27 registrations fell by 2.8 percent to around 1.2 million cars.
In the same time, car registrations in the EU 27 fell by 6.8 percent to 6.64 million in the first half of 2012.