Road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey rise in March
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Road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey rise in March

Number of road motor vehicles registered totals 25.5M as end of March

News Service AA

Over 97,974 road motor vehicles were registered in Turkey in March, up 47.2% on a monthly basis, the country’s statistical authority said on Wednesday.

"Cars accounted for 50.9%, followed by motorcycles 25.7%, small trucks 13.5%, tractors 5.5%, trucks 3.2%," according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).

In terms of the distribution of trademarks for the new registered cars in March, Renault took the lion's share with 13.8%, followed by Volkswagen 10.0%, Fiat 9.5% and Hyundai 7.8%.

Meanwhile, in the January-March period, compared to the same period last year, the number of registered vehicles decreased by 25.7% to 240,370 while the number of withdrawn road motor vehicles decreased by 14.1% to 10,164.

Among 126,121 cars registered in the first three months, the share of gasoline-fueled cars was 70.4% followed by diesel-fueled cars with 16.6%, electric or hybrid cars with 10.6% and LPG-fueled cars with 2.4%.

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