Road motor vehicle registrations up in February
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
A total of 72,902 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered last month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).
Compared to the previous month, motor vehicle registration were down by 35.3%.
The total number of road motor vehicles registered reached nearly 24.3 million by the end of February, TÜİK said.
In February, cars accounted for most new registrations - 63.7%, while small trucks accounted for 18.2%. Motorcycles represented 6.2%.
Among the new registered cars in the month, 14.2% were Fiat, 10.4% Renault, and 9.7% Volkswagen.
Meanwhile, according to a report issued by the Automotive Distributors’ Association, Turkey's automotive market expanded 24.2% in February compared to the same month of last year.
Passenger cars and light commercial vehicle sales in Turkey totaled 58,504 last month, it said.