In September of this year, 7,098 new passenger cars and small commercial vehicles of up to 3.5 tons were registered in Slovakia. This represents a steep year-on-year (y/y) growth of 23.98 percent.
Since the beginning of the year, 71,643 cars have been registered, up 20.81 percent y/y, Mária Nováková of the Automotive Industry Association (ZAP) informed the SITA newswire. Over the past nine months the Czech manufacturer Škoda remained the best-selling brand in Slovakia, with a 20.20 percent share of the market. Volkswagen came in second with an 8.25 percent market share, and Peugeot ranked third, with 7.21 percent. Fourth was Citroen, on 6.7 percent; Renault came in fifth with 6.25 percent; Kia sixth, with 5.72 percent. Other top-sellers were: Suzuki, with 5.5 percent of the marlet; Ford, with 5.25 percent; and Fiat on 4.63 percent. Toyota/Lexus rounded off the top-ten list in Slovakia with 3.82 percent market share. SITA
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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8. Oct 2008 at 19:00