In 2013, there were 11,850,905 cars sold in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU27). In 2012 there were still 12,054,057 and that means a decrease of 1.7 percent.

In 2013, there were 11,850,905 cars sold in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU27). In 2012 there were still 12,054,057 and that means a decrease of 1.7 percent.

The decline was partly due to declining sales in key countries such as Germany (-4.2%), France (-5.7%) and Italy (-7.1%). The Netherlands was one of the hardest hit markets with a decrease of 17.0% compared to 2012.