Fewer vehicles registered in Turkey in November
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 4
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The number of vehicles registered in Turkey decreased by 39.1 percent in November 2018 compared to the same period of 2017, amounting to 22.85 million, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).
TUIK noted that 54.2 percent accounted for sedan cars, 16.4 percent for vans and trucks, 14.1 percent for motorcycles, 8.2 percent for tractors, and 7.1 percent for other vehicles.
In November 2018, 66,578 new vehicles were registered in Turkey, TUIK said.
By the end of 2017, the number of registered vehicles in Turkey was 22.2 million, 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.