Advanced applications in the region to 1.01 million vehicles in February by 1.4 percent over the previous year, said today the European Automobile Manufacturers Association said in a statement.
Volkswagen group sales rose 9.1 percent, while Detroit, GM sold 8.3 percent more vehicles. Fiat SpA, Ford Motor Co. and PSA / Peugeot-Citroen SA lost everything in sales over the same month in 2010, the statement said.
Demand in Germany and France, the two largest markets in the European Union grew by 15 percent and 13 percent. New registrations fell by 21 percent in Italy, 28 percent in Spain and 7.7 percent in Britain, said the federation based in Brussels.
Fiat, Renault SA, PSA and VW are among the automakers, who have since Advertise customers with lower prices, cheaper or free financing options such as government incentives for economic recovery.
Government support has seen the European Community to prevent plant closures on a scale in the U.S., so the industry with excess capacity in the region. Volkswagen, the biggest European car maker sold 226 126 units a market share of 22 percent, including Audi, Skoda and Seat brands. The automaker wants to overtake Toyota Motor Corp. as the world number one in 2018.
Renault expands its sales
Renault, the automaker plans to sell their vehicles online Dacia, rose 3.1 percent to 113,342 vehicles. Másbjetivo peers again this year without restructuring costs, earnings jumped 8.9 percent% 2 great French PSA sold 141 894 vehicles, down 5 percent from the previous year. Fiat saw shipments decline by 17 percent to 76 808, including Lancia and Alfa Romeo.
Opel, the GM brand, with 72,542 cars sold oC, while Chevrolet records also increased. Ford is still covered market shares as records fell 12 percent to 73 133 vehicles.
Stephen Odell, Ford of Europe chief confirmed last month that the company also sells cars at a profit to gain market share preferred. Luxury car manufacturers like Audi, BMW AG and Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz cars that have no benefit, both on incentives for smaller and more fuel-efficient cars that target global distribution with the target record this year how.
European approval of Audi increased 15 percent last month, with the exception of BMW Mini 13 percent and Mercedes-Benz has a 3.3 per cent. Industry sales across the region fell to 13.8 million vehicles in 2010 from 16 million in 2007, last year won the supplies according to reports from the automaker or association ACEA.
Headwinds for manufacturers this year include the increase in steel prices, the chairman of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, said on 1 March at the Geneva Motor Show. An increase in the cost of oil may push buyers to more fuel-efficient cars to move, BMW chief Norbert Reithofer said a day earlier.