Passenger car sales rose by 11.1% in June, according to provisional sales results issued by ACEA. The total reached was 1,348,585 from 1,213,576 and it has caused quite a bit of confusion. The June result took the half-year total to 8,110,395 from 7,511,609, a rise of 8.0%. If the current rate of growth is maintained, the full year total in Europe would be an incredible 15.45 million. The all-time record is the 14.33 million of last year.