Sales of new road vehicles in Czech Republic grew 2.3% to 174,751 in 2001 from 170,785 in 2000, according to provisional results provided to just-auto.com by the Automotive Industry Association there. Year-on-year, volumes increased: 28.8% for buses to 979 from 760; 2.3% for cars to 152,171 from 148,730; and 1.4% for commercial vehicles to 21,601 from 21,295.