348,723 automobiles sold in 2010, reports Dacia Group

Newsroom 10/01/2011 | 17:29

Dacia Group has reported a number 348,723 sold in 2010, a 12 percent growth compared to 2009. Of these, 67,000 were Duster vehicles. Thus, the group has reached a market share of 31.7 percent, 2.8 percent higher than the previous year. On what concerns exports, France, Germany and Italy are the most important purchasers of the cars manufactured in Pitesti.

Although the Romanian car market has suffered a 20.4 percent decrease, Dacia has managed to sell 36,730 vehicles locally. Over two thirds of these have been sold through the fleet renewal program.

Freshly released in 2010, the Dacia Duster model sold 4,826 units in Romania, of which 92 percent were of the most costly version, Laureate. On an international level, over 100,000 orders were made for the Duster model, by December 31 2010.

France was the most important exporter of Dacia cars, purchasing 110,000 units last year. Germany came second with 40,500 sold units, slightly lower than in 2009, while Italy and Spain both purchased a bit over 21,000 automobiles.

 

Corina Dumitrescu

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