A row of 2014 Ford Motor Co. Focus vehicles sit on display at Uftring Ford in East Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Automakers entered their year-end sales push in November with the most cars and trucks on U.S. dealer lots in eight years, a buildup that’s poised to test the industry’s newfound pricing discipline. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg ** Usable by CT and LA Only **

New car sales in Germany grew by 2.7% in 2017 for the 4th year in a row

New car registrations in Europe’s largest car market achieved the highest volume since 2009 amounting to 3,441,262, up 2.7% from the year before.

Data from German KBA showed that growth in Mercedes-Benz (+15,000 units) and volume brands, led by Peugeot (+14,000) and Dacia, compensated for the losses in premium brands, especially VW Group’s Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen.

 

Germany 2014-17

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