BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Cars of Fiat brand beat Renault, and ranked first in the Turkish car market in terms of total sales in January 2020, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).
Fiat cars held 18.4 percent of the Turkish car market, having accounted for the highest number of cars sold. This brand was followed by Renault – 16.8 percent, Dacia – 9.2 percent, Volkswagen - 9 percent, and Peugeot – 6.1 percent.
The remaining 40.5 percent accounted for other cars.
In January 2020, the number of vehicles used in Turkey increased by 42.2 percent compared to January 2019, and amounted to 94,540 cars.
In particular, the share of cars in the total number of vehicles in Turkey amounted to 69.8 percent, vans and trucks – 16.4 percent, motorcycles – 6.7 percent, tractors - 3 percent, while 4.1 percent accounted for other vehicles.
Turkey ranks sixth in Europe in car production. Ford, Fiat, Renault, Toyota, Honda, Opel, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and MAN are assembled in the country. Turkey also manufactures local brands of buses such as BMC, Temsa and Otokar.
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