Carmaker Dacia’s sales in the European Union increased by 16.4 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, according to data published by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).
The number of units sold by Dacia in the first quarter of 2018 increased from 109,053 to 126,969.
Consequently, Dacia’s market share increased from 2.6 percent to 3 percent.
In March 2018 Dacia sold 48,047 units, up by 10.5 percent from 43,488 units. In March, Dacia held a market share of 2.7 percent, up from 2.3 percent.
Romanian car manufacturer Dacia has been a subsidiary of the French car manufacturer Renault since 1999. The cars are produced at the Dacia factory in Mioveni, near Pitesti, Romania, and a second one in Tangier, Morocco.
Dacia increased its production at the local plant in Mioveni by 2.2 percent in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of 2017, up to 85,365 vehicles, according to the Association of Automobile Constructors in Romania (ACAROM).