Used car transactions in Romania (re-registrations) had the best first quarter of the last 10 years, with an average of nearly 52,000 cars sold monthly, while the market for new cars increased by 25 percent in the first quarter as compared to the same period in 2018, reveals a specialized analysis drawn up by the representatives of an online car sales platform.
Carmaker Dacia had in 2018 the best commercial performance in its history, with sales on the domestic and international market totaling 700,798 units, up 7 pct from the previous year, the car manufacturer said in a release on Friday.
AGERPRES special correspondent in Paris, France, George Onea reports:
In this year's Paris Motor Show edition, Dacia is displaying five models at in one of the most inviting and stylish stands.
The showcased models are Logan MCV, Lodgy Stepway, Sandero, Sandero Stepway and Duster, with the latest including the new 1.3 TCe petrol engine introduced in Paris.
Thousands of people attended on Sunday events organised in Herastrau Park in Bucharest to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Dacia automobile.
Car enthusiasts could watch automobiles produced in the last five decades at the Mioveni plant displayed in Piata Charles de Gaulle. The dozen models then participated in a parade between Piata Charles de Gaulle and Arcul de Triumf.
Dacia exceeded the threshold of 500,000 vehicles sold worldwide in 2014, and in Romania it recorded higher sales, thus having consolidated its leading position on the car market, with a share of over 31%, Jan Ptacek, the CEO of Renault Commercial Roumanie, announced early this week.
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