Sales of new road vehicles in Romania increased 26.1% to 5,897 in January 2001 from 4,675 in January 2000, according to provisional totals provided to just-auto.com by the Association of Automobile Producers and Importers in Romania. Year-on-year, volumes rose: 29.2% for cars to 4,687 from 3,628; and 16.1% for commercial vehicles to 1,189 from 1,024. Bus turnover was limited - 21 in 2001, 23 in 2000.