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 2014Rank 2013CountryJune 2014June 2013Var YoY JuneFirst Half 2014H1 YoY Var
11Germany296.864302.704-1,9%1.639.9522,3%
23UK259.003238.1708,7%1.442.79711,2%
44France233.287226.0573,2%1.149.6072,7%
32Russia199.398241.346-17,4%1.229.904-7,7%
55Italy138.071132.4404,3%816.3953,7%
67Spain101.84981.58024,8%512.31419,9%
86Turkey60.16374.096-18,8%286.871-24,9%
78Belgium47.58948.122-1,1%320.165-0,4%
99Netherlands37.37939.492-5,4%228.485-4,8%
1213Sweden32.68925.95825,9%172.87717,4%
1110Austria31.64933.987-6,9%182.117-2,4%
1311Switzerland30.67131.331-2,1%165.017-3,7%
1012Poland29.11728.7051,4%196.59017,6%
1415Denmark20.03119.6711,8%112.3098,4%
1618Portugal17.78814.02426,8%87.71940,4%
1516Czech Rep15.44915.3720,5%95.98111,7%
1717Norway13.94913.4164,0%86.9460,6%
1919Finland10.0159.7732,5%64.0103,5%
2124Greece8.2185.92038,8%39.34922,7%
2423Romania7.7594.54870,6%35.75025,4%
2222Hungary7.2095.82223,8%39.25423,4%
2321Slovakia6.5386.3982,2%37.4988,8%
2014Ukraine6.22114.887-58,2%60.622-42,9%
2525Slovenia5.4496.421-15,1%31.6410,3%
2626Luxembourg4.7494.6113,0%28.4721,8%
2728Croatia4.2693.19033,8%21.13637,4%
2929Bulgaria2.6242.4248,3%13.16718,1%
2827Belarus2.4112.3522,5%14.4642,5%
1820Ireland2.2132.1194,4%75.21724,7%
3131Serbia2.2012.1830,8%10.810-5,0%
3030Estonia2.1311.92110,9%12.1333,9%
3434Iceland1.6731.5229,9%6.07119,4%
3232Latvia1.3061.15513,1%7.27819,8%
3333Lithuania1.2201.1535,8%7.14419,6%
3535Cyprus712723-1,5%4.4668,2%
3636Malta6806416,1%4.0806,1%
4040Moldova5915625,1%2.53914,0%
3737Bosnia509511-0,4%3.202-1,5%
3838Armenia4634376,1%2.7796,1%
3939Georgia4424176,1%2.6526,1%
4141Macedonia4244220,4%2.0800,4%
4242Monaco2262136,1%1.3566,1%
4343Albania2182066,1%1.3106,1%
4444Liechtenstein140160-12,5%827-12,5%

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