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- The Italian car market is growing again in September: + 13.4% in the month. In the cumulative figures for the first nine months, demand stood at -1.6% at 1,467,668 units
- After the descent in June, the commercial vehicle market (<3.5) in the EU+Efta resumed vigorously: + 13% in July and + 17.6% in August. The final figures for the first eight months rose to +6.3% with 1,487,479 units registered.
- After a modest recovery in July (+ 1.2%) the European car market (EU+Efta) returns to decline in August: -8.6% in the month.
- The growth of the US heavy Trucks market stopped in June (-3.8%).
- The brilliant increase in the market for commercial vehicles (<3.5) in the EU + EFTA continues for the fifth consecutive month: + 6.1% in the month, and + 6% in the first 5 months . The demand for trucks (> 3.5) exploded in the month: + 21.2% in May. In the first 5 months of the year, the final balance shows a progress of 9.3%
- The positive trend of the US heavy vehicle market continues in April 2019: +5.2 on March and + 26.8% on the same month last year
- Slight recovery of the Italian car market in April: + 1.5%. In the cumulative of the first four months the demand drops by 4.6% to 712,196 units.
- It continues also in the first two months of the current year, and for the sixth consecutive month, the drop in European demand for cars: -2.9% in the period
- New decrease in December of registrations of commercial vehicles (<3.5) in the EU + Efta: -2.5%. The demand for trucks (> 3.5) drops significantly during the month: in December -11.4%.
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- It also continues in December, and for the fourth consecutive month, the
- Very high increase of the US heavy truck market (class 8) in December: + 22.4% on November, and + 16.7% on December last year. The total of 2018, at 250,627 units, exceeded the total of 2017 by 30.4%.
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- Slight progress in December of the Italian car market: + 2% in the month with 124.068 units registered. In total, 1,910,025 units were registered in the year, 3.1% (around 60,000 cars) less than in 2017.
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- A slight increase also in November of commercial vehicles registrations (<3.5) in the EU+Efta: +3.4%. The demand for trucks remained substantially stable (> 3.5): + 0.3%
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- Commercial vehicle registrations (<3.5) rise again in October in the EU + Efta: + 6.1%. Also a strong recovery in the demand for trucks (> 3.5): + 9.7%.
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- Car sales in Europe fell dramatically in September (-23.4%), also due to the anomalous growth in August (+ 29.8%)
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- New great leap forward in August of heavy trucks sales (class 8) in the US, up 15.8% compared to July.
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- Updated to June 9 the latest economic indicators
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- The trend of registrations of commercial vehicles (<3.5) in the EU+Eftawent negative in March: -2.5%. The rate of growth in demand for trucks (> 3.5) also fell sharply, with a decline of 3.2% in March
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- Further and more severe decline in European car registrations in March: -5.7%
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- Further significant increase in heavy truck sales (class 8) in the U.S.  in February, up 15.4%
- New significant increase in sales of heavy trucks (class 8), in the U.S., up 26.8% compared to January last year.
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- The trend of registrations of commercial vehicles (<3.5) in Europe fell in December: -3.9%. The drop in demand for trucks (> 3.5) increased, with a contraction in December of 6.8%.
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- Update of the Leading Economic Indicators as of November 5, with latest projections by IMF
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- The car market in the EU + Efta decelerated in December: -4.8% in the month (with 1.136.552 units registered), especially for one working day less. Total registrations increased by 3.3% over the previous year to 15,631,687 units, the fourth consecutive year of growth and highest value since 2007.
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- Big increase in sales of heavy trucks (class 8) in the USA, up 27.8% compared to November and 43% compared to December 2016
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- The upward trend of the European commercial vehicle market (<3.5) remained weak but
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- The strong recovery in heavy truck sales (class 8) in the USA continued in November: even if down 2.5% from October, climbed 25.4% compared to November last year.
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- The upward trend in the European commercial vehicle market (<3.5) continues to weaken: in September 2.2%. Also the demand trend of trucks (>3.5) continues to decrease, in September  -6.5%
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- Slowly slows the trend of car registration in the EU+Efta: in September -2%, with 1,466,336 registered vehicles.
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- Remains sizeable car registrations rise on the Italian market: +8.1% with 166,956 units registered in September.
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- The swinging monthly rate of increase of the heavy trucks market (Class 8) in the U.S. continues: in May a new climb to +16.5%
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- Significant recovery of car registrations in the EU + EFTA (+ 7.7%) in May, with 1,433,236 units registered , a value that is recorded as the volume of registrations in May 2007, before the crisis hit the car market
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-Significant drop of the EU+Efta Commercial Vehicle market (<3.5t) in April: -7.2%. The Trucks market (>3.5) also declined heavily, with  a loss of 9.8%
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- It slows dramatically the EU+Efta market for Commercial Vehicles (<3.5 t): + 3.1% in February. Also the growth of the truck market stopped in February
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- Published in our site the 2017 edition of the World Production of Medium and heavy trucks
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- PSA agrees to buy Opel in $2.3 billion deal
Automotive News Europe, march 6, 2017
descent of European car demand: -8.7% in the month. In the total of the
year 2018, registrations decreased by 0.04% to 15,624,486 units.
compared to January, but +49% compared to February last year.
positive: in November the increase was limited to a + 3.2%. The positive increase in demand for trucks was canceled (> 3.5), with a contraction in November of 0.1%.

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New car registrations in the EU+Efta in July and August 2019
Analysis of Economic-Cyclical trends of the Italian and European auto Markets in 2015.
Registrations of LCV and Trucks in the EU+Efta in July & August 2019
Analysis of trends in 2015 of Italian and European LCVs and Trucks  markets.
Sales of heavy trucks (Class 8) in the USA in June 2019
Leading Economic Indicators underlining the state of the Economy in the major European and World Countries - June 9, 2018
New edition of the study on Logistics Costs - 2015 Revision and update
New cars registrations in Italy in September 2019
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