New car sales up 11.5% 1,015k units in Eurozone in January

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Bankinter : New car sales rose strongly in January and were up 11.5% year-on-year to 1,015k units in January against a 3.3% drop previously.

Assessment: Good news for stock markets, as they show an improvement in demand and should support industrial activity. Brands such as Tesla, up 86.3%, Nissan, 38%, and BMW, 29.7%, stand out positively, while sales of Mercedes-Benz, down 10.6%, Ford, 6.1%, and Renault, 2.1%, all fall.

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