Exports of road vehicles from Czech Republic grew 17.3% to 204,443 in first-half 2001 from 174,238 in first-half 2000, according to provisional results provided to just-auto.com by the Automotive Industry Association there. Cars, accounting for 97.3% of foreign sales, rose 23.2% to 198,961 in January-to-June 2001 from 161,430 in January-to-June 2000.