Turkey’s car sales up 5.5 pct in first quarter of 2018: Association
A total of 122,310 automobiles were sold in the first three months of this year, while the number was 115,963 over the same period last year.
The sales of light commercial vehicles, however, slipped by 10 percent to stand at 36,120 during the same period.
In March, some 73,802 automotive units were sold, with a 3.4 percent year-on-year increase.
In March, 59,798 automobiles were sold, a 7.52 percent year-on-year increase. Last March, 55,616 automobiles were sold.
Some 16,547 units of light commercial vehicles were sold in March with a 9 percent of decline compared to the same month of 2017.
The association expects that at the end of 2018, Turkey’s overall auto sales market will hover between 925,000 and 975,000 units.