Romania’s total new vehicle registration in February 2021 stood at 10,726 units, down by 12.80pc from 12,301 units in the same month in 2020, according to data released by the General Directorate For Driving Licenses and Car Registration.
The country’s new passenger vehicle sales in February fell by 21.94pc to 6,897 units from 8836 units sold in Feb 2020.
|Romania’s passenger vehicle sales in February 2021|
|Company||Sales (in units)|
Sales of motorcycles in February stood at 320 units, down by 6.71pc as compared to 343 units sold in the same month year prior, while light commercial vehicle (LCV) sales declined by 5.52pc to 1,078 units from 1,141 units sold in February 2020.
In February 2021, sales of medium commercial vehicles (LCV) and heavy commercial vehicles (HCV) stood at 19 units and 452 units, up by 73.73pc and 19.26pc, respectively, as compared to the same month in the previous year.
Sales of medium and heavy buses and coaches in February grew by 17.14pc to 58 units from 70 units in the same month in the previous year, while trailer sales stood at 1,511 units, up by 29.92pc as compared to 1,163 units in Feb 2020.
Special purpose vehicle sales in February stood at 86 units, down by 42.5pc from 151 units the preceding year, while sales of semi-trailers grew by 49.02pc to 304 units as compared to 204 units in the same month in the preceding year.
The COVID-19 pandemic affected the automotive sector across the globe including Romania. The lockdown and curbs in many parts of Europe have made it difficult to procure auto parts and components.
Experts have said that vehicle sales are likely to be lower in the coming months amid rising concerns over the economic impact of the deepening COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Europe, as per local media reports.