Sales of new road vehicles in the Czech Republic grew 1.7% to 170,785 in 2000 from 167,970 in 1999, according to provisional results provided to just-auto.com by the Automotive Industry Association there.

Year-on-year, volumes increased: 1.9% for commercial vehicles to 21,295 from 20,907; and 1.7% for cars to 148,730 from 146,257. Buses decreased 5.7% to 760 from 806.








































Czech Republic – Auto Sales 2000 1999 % Change
Buses
760

806

-5.7
Cars
148,730

146,257

1.7
Commercial Vehicles
21,295

20,907

1.9
until 3.5T
15,036

15,742

-4.5
over 3.5T
6,259

5,165

21.2
TOTAL
170,785

167,970

1.7

SOURCE Automotive Industry Association of Czech Republic

In 1999 versus 1998, sales of new autos expanded 2.2% to 167,970 from 164,291. Cars rose 3.6% to 146,257 from 141,155. Falls tallied: 19.4% for buses to 806 from 1,000; and 5.6% for commercial vehicles to 20,907 from 22,136.








































Czech Republic – Auto Sales 1999 1998 % Change
Buses
806

1,000

-19.4
Cars
146,257

141,155

3.6
Commercial Vehicles
20,907

22,136

-5.6
until 3.5T
15,742

16,349

-3.7
over 3.5T
5,165

5,787

-10.7
TOTAL
167,970

164,291

2.2

SOURCE Automotive Industry Association of Czech Republic








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