Vehicle registrations up 27.7 pct in June
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
DHA photoThe number of new vehicles registered in Turkey was up 27.7 percent year-on-year in June, reaching 115,153, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) said Aug. 10.
The overall number of registered vehicles traveling on Turkish roads in the first half of this year was nearly 20.6 million, according to TÜİK.
Motor vehicle registration in the country fell 0.7 percent in June compared to the previous month, it said.
In June, out of the total vehicles in Turkey, automobiles enjoyed the lion’s share with 64.2 percent of new registrations, and motorcycles accounted for 14 percent. Small trucks came in third at 13 percent and tractors followed at 5 percent. Trucks and special purpose vehicles represented 3.3 percent of new vehicles.
In terms of the distribution of model brands for new registered cars in June, 16.4 percent were Renault, 13.4 percent Volkswagen, 8.4 percent Opel, 7.5 percent Ford, 6 percent Fiat, 5.4 percent Dacia, 5 percent Mercedes-Benz, 4.8 percent Hyundai, 4.6 percent Toyota, 4.1 percent Skoda, and other brands combined totaled 24.2 percent.