European Car Sales in first half 2014 reported a little 2 percent increase.

European Car Sales

European Car Sales in first half 2014 reported a little 2 percent increase as two major markets like Russia and Turkey are penalizing the data. Russia in June fell in fourth place reporting the worse year on year month since 2010.

Data on the 44 European countries is sourced by focus2move.com Mobility Database, which aggregates data from all National Carmaker Associations or Dealers Associations, including for the European Community, ACEA. Data combined the 28 countries of European Community plus the 3 of EFTA (Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) plus East and South European countries such as Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldova, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia, and Albania. We also include little countries like Monaco and Liechtenstein, despite for these countries data are preliminary and subject at a late update.

In June 2014, accordingly with data released by all local association of importers and by ACEA (Association of European Community Automotive Manufacturers), total Light Passengers Vehicle sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.645.000, down 0.1% from the correspondent month last year. In the first half of the year sales have been 9.255.000, up 2.4%.

To see details by model and brands you can refer to our reports on these subjects.

The great fact of June was that Russia has lost two spots and now ranks fourth in Europe. Germany was again the largest European car market with sales volume at 296.864, down 1.9% from year ago and with cumulative volume at 1.639.000, up 2.3% from 2013.

The United Kingdom was second with 259.003 sales, up 8.7% with year to date sales at 1.442.000, up 11.2% and was followed by France with 233.282 sales, up 3.2% from last year. In the first half of the year, sales have been 1.149.000, up 2.6% from last year.

Performing the worse year on year month since 2010, Russia fell in fourth place with 199.398 sales. In the first half Russia was still ahead of France with 1.229.000 sales, down 7.7%.

In fifth place there was Italy with 138.071 sales, up 4.3%, followed by a Spain in sixth and again above 100.000 units in a month after three years with 101.849 units, up 24.8%.

In seventh place Turkey with 60.163 sales, down 18.8% followed by Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria,

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru Europe Vehicle Sales in All 44 Countries:

Rank H1 2014 Rank 2013 Country June 2014 June 2013 Var YoY June First Half 2014 H1 YoY Var
1 1 Germany 296.864 302.704 -1,9% 1.639.952 2,3%
2 3 UK 259.003 238.170 8,7% 1.442.797 11,2%
4 4 France 233.287 226.057 3,2% 1.149.607 2,7%
3 2 Russia 199.398 241.346 -17,4% 1.229.904 -7,7%
5 5 Italy 138.071 132.440 4,3% 816.395 3,7%
6 7 Spain 101.849 81.580 24,8% 512.314 19,9%
8 6 Turkey 60.163 74.096 -18,8% 286.871 -24,9%
7 8 Belgium 47.589 48.122 -1,1% 320.165 -0,4%
9 9 Netherlands 37.379 39.492 -5,4% 228.485 -4,8%
12 13 Sweden 32.689 25.958 25,9% 172.877 17,4%
11 10 Austria 31.649 33.987 -6,9% 182.117 -2,4%
13 11 Switzerland 30.671 31.331 -2,1% 165.017 -3,7%
10 12 Poland 29.117 28.705 1,4% 196.590 17,6%
14 15 Denmark 20.031 19.671 1,8% 112.309 8,4%
16 18 Portugal 17.788 14.024 26,8% 87.719 40,4%
15 16 Czech Rep 15.449 15.372 0,5% 95.981 11,7%
17 17 Norway 13.949 13.416 4,0% 86.946 0,6%
19 19 Finland 10.015 9.773 2,5% 64.010 3,5%
21 24 Greece 8.218 5.920 38,8% 39.349 22,7%
24 23 Romania 7.759 4.548 70,6% 35.750 25,4%
22 22 Hungary 7.209 5.822 23,8% 39.254 23,4%
23 21 Slovakia 6.538 6.398 2,2% 37.498 8,8%
20 14 Ukraine 6.221 14.887 -58,2% 60.622 -42,9%
25 25 Slovenia 5.449 6.421 -15,1% 31.641 0,3%
26 26 Luxembourg 4.749 4.611 3,0% 28.472 1,8%
27 28 Croatia 4.269 3.190 33,8% 21.136 37,4%
29 29 Bulgaria 2.624 2.424 8,3% 13.167 18,1%
28 27 Belarus 2.411 2.352 2,5% 14.464 2,5%
18 20 Ireland 2.213 2.119 4,4% 75.217 24,7%
31 31 Serbia 2.201 2.183 0,8% 10.810 -5,0%
30 30 Estonia 2.131 1.921 10,9% 12.133 3,9%
34 34 Iceland 1.673 1.522 9,9% 6.071 19,4%
32 32 Latvia 1.306 1.155 13,1% 7.278 19,8%
33 33 Lithuania 1.220 1.153 5,8% 7.144 19,6%
35 35 Cyprus 712 723 -1,5% 4.466 8,2%
36 36 Malta 680 641 6,1% 4.080 6,1%
40 40 Moldova 591 562 5,1% 2.539 14,0%
37 37 Bosnia 509 511 -0,4% 3.202 -1,5%
38 38 Armenia 463 437 6,1% 2.779 6,1%
39 39 Georgia 442 417 6,1% 2.652 6,1%
41 41 Macedonia 424 422 0,4% 2.080 0,4%
42 42 Monaco 226 213 6,1% 1.356 6,1%
43 43 Albania 218 206 6,1% 1.310 6,1%
44 44 Liechtenstein 140 160 -12,5% 827 -12,5%

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