Following the positive February, in March the Greek car market posted a second not negative month, performing flat from last year. However, first quarter sales dropped 15.3%. Opel underperformed and slipped in second overtaken by Fiat.
March 2012 car registrations in Greece at 4.901 were down 42.6% on previous year hence confirming February performance at -45.2%. The circulating car park is rapidly decreasing as Greece citizens can not further afford the car ownership cost and prefer to dismiss vehicles and use alternative transportations.