5,285 cars were sold in Colombia last month, according to Econometría S.A., writes Juan Carlos Vargas. This was 4.7 percent up on July sales of 5,049. The family autos segment achieved a market share of 57.9 percent; taxis, 15.0 percent; SUVs, 8.5 percent; pick-ups, 6.0 percent; vans, 1.9 percent; heavy and medium trucks, 3.3 percent; and buses, 7.3 percent.