Turkey sees decrease in number of vehicles
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 4
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The amount of vehicles in Turkey has decreased by 9.1 percent in May 2018, compared with the same period last year, amounting to 22.645 million cars, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUİK) said in a report on July 4.
According to the report, 54.3 percent accounted for the share of sedan cars, 16.4 percent - vans and trucks, 8.2 percent - tractors, 13.9 percent - motorcycles and other vehicles (7.2 percent).
"In May 2018, 100,346 new vehicles were registered in Turkey," said the report.
According to the report, 22.2 million accounted for vehicles in Turkey in 2017, which is 5.4 percent more than in 2016.
Turkey ranks sixth in Europe in car production. Models of Ford, FIAT, Renault, Toyota, Honda, Opel, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and MAN are currently assembled in Turkey.
Moreover, Turkey manufactures local brands of buses, such as BMC, Temsa and Otokar.
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