Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 1, 2018
The European car market recorded its best H1 performance of the century, with 8.6 Despite uncertainty in the UK, where the market was down 6.3% on H1 2017, the growth recorded in Germany, France and Spain allowed the overall market to keep growing. It was certainly a good first half for the European market and this is due to the choice that consumers now have. The diesel decline continued during the first six months of 2018, as registrations were down by 17%.