Turkey sees decrease in number of vehicles in July

Business Materials 4 September 2018 22:21 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 4

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

The amount of vehicles in Turkey decreased by 24.6 percent in July 2018 compared with the same period last year, amounting to 22,731,759, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) said in a report on Sept. 4.

According to the report, 54.3 percent accounted for sedan cars, 16.4 percent - for vans and trucks, 14 percent – for motorcycles, 8.2 percent – for tractors, and 7.1 percent – for other vehicles.

"In July 2018, 96,562 new vehicles were registered in Turkey," said the report.

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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