As Western Europe stagnates, the new EU members from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have contributed what little growth there is in the 2007 European car market. In this month's briefing we include sales data for the top ten brands and models in CEE up to September this year, along with CEE car production forecasts though to 2013. Central and Eastern Europe was also the region of biggest market growth for light commercial vehicles (LCVs), so we provide a brief look a their sales in selected markets, offer an overview of the manufacturing sector with a look at some of the major new investments, and consider the activities of the main manufacturers in this region.