Turkey’s motor vehicle registrations down in June
ANKARA - Anadolu AgencyThe number of motor vehicle registrations in Turkey decreased 17 percent year-on-year in June, the country’s statistics authority revealed on Aug. 9.
A total of 95,608 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered in the sixth month of the year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).
Compared to the previous month, motor vehicle registration slipped by 13.5 percent.
“The total number of road motor vehicles registered to traffic reached 21,643,213 by the end of June,” TÜİK said.
In June, automobiles accounted for most new registrations—53.9 percent—while small trucks accounted for 16.4 percent. Motorcycles represented 14.1 percent.
In terms of distribution of model brands for new registered cars that month, 15.8 percent were Renault, 11.1 percent were Fiat and 10.8 percent were Volkswagen.
In the first half of the year, the number of motor vehicles registered in the county reached 601,923, down from 619,196 during the same period last year.