Volatility hits Central Europe again - with data for the first half now available, the volatility of car demand in 2000 is more apparent. This year six of the ten markets presented below show changes in demand of more than 10% on 1999 levels, while six (not necessarily the same six) show a switch in demand growth, from positive to negative or vice versa. Thus, the volatility that characterised sales in Eastern Europe in recent years is again au rendezvous in 2000.