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Saturday, 18.01.2020, 17:54
A total of 26,589 brand new passenger cars were sold in Estonia in 2019, 4.7% more than in 2018, inormed LETA/BNS.
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Electric vehicles registered in the motor vehicle register of Estonia as at the beginning of 2019 numbered 1,254, a figure 5% higher than at the beginning of 2018, Statistics Estonia said.
Toyota dealer Amserv Auto on Friday handed over 20 new hybrid Toyota Corolla vehicles to Estonian transportation platform Bolt.
In the first 11 months of this year, first-time registration of passenger cars in Latvia increased 1% y-o-y, as 63,178 cars were registered for the first time in Latvia during that period, according to the information from the Latvian Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD).
Veho is selling its Estonian subsidiary Veho Eesti AS to Auto-Bon Oy which is part of Bassadone Automotive Nordic -group. The buyer imports Citroën to the Baltics and is a Citroën and Honda retailer in Estonia. The acquisition is a logic step in Veho’s strategy, which focuses on the growth through Mercedes-Benz products in Finland, the Baltics and Sweden.
Police in the EU recorded on average 697 000 car thefts yearly over the period 2015 to 2017, a 29% reduction compared to the period 2008 to 2010 (yearly average 983 000). Between 2008 and 2017, there were downward trends in most EU Member States, informed Eurostat.
Analysis of fully-processed registrations’ data performed by AV Automotive Research / AutoTyrimai, based on source data obtained from Regitra (Lithuania), CSDD (Latvia) and Maanteeamet (Estonia), reveals that new light-vehicle (M1&N1) registrations in the Baltic States grew by 18.6% to 25’505 units in III quarter 2019.