Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming

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Car makers continue to update and modernise their traditional models, while the range of SUVs on offer continues to grow and appeal to all kinds of budgets and needs. million SUV registrations in H1 2018, a result that marks the best-ever performance for the segment in Europe.

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European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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Poland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Lithuania all posted record levels of volume, while it was the best year since 2007 for Spain and Estonia, and the best year since 2008 for Romania, Hungary, Croatia and Latvia. Diesel Electric (Battery) Europe Sales

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