Europe: Commercial Vehicles sales up 8.4 percent in November image

Commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union (excluding Cyprus and Malta) rose 8.4 percent in November to 171, 670 units. From January to November, the EU market expanded by 10.5%, recording 1,769,994 new vehicles.

According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association the positive results were mainly supported by France (+9.9%), Germany (+13.9%) and the UK (+19.4%).

According to the same source, pain was the only major market to face a downturn (-14.6%).
During the month, EU sales of new light commercial vehicles increased 8.5 percent, and that of trucks surged 14.5 percent.

NOTE: Within the EU27, data for Malta and Cyprus are not available.
Western Europe also includes EFTA countries Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.