Bulgaria Auto Market Continues to Slide

Business » FINANCE | February 10, 2010, Wednesday // 17:18
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Auto Market Continues to Slide January new car sales in Bulgaria fell by almost a half, with Citroen and Volkswagen worst affected. Photo by bulgarianinside.com

January 2010 saw new car sales in Bulgaria fall by 47,6%, with Citroen and Volkswagen the hardest-hit manufacturers.

The crash of the auto market continued its negative trend, according to data released by the Association of Automobile manufacturers on Wednesday.

A total of 1 160 new car were sold throughout the month, a drop of 47,6% compared with January 2009.

The only three car makers who showed a growth in sales were Kia, Renault and Dacia, who achieved increased sales of 43,3%, 41,9% and 38% respectively. The three marques represent less than 20% of the market, with 225 new cars sold.

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