World Bulletin / News Desk
The number of new vehicles registered in Turkey was up 33.4 percent year-on-year in November 2016, reaching 129,360, the country's statistics authority TurkStat said Tuesday.
The overall number of registered vehicles traveling Turkish roads in the first 11 months of last year was up 0.55 percent to reach 21 million, according to TurkStat.
Motor vehicle registration in the country also increased 32.1 percent in November compared to the previous month.
In terms of distribution of model brands for new registered cars in November, 13.2 percent were Volkswagen, 9 percent Renault, 7.5 percent Opel, 7 percent Toyota, 6.7 percent Mercedes-Benz, 6.5 percent Hyundai, 6.4 percent Fiat, 5.3 percent Dacia, 5.1 percent BMW, and 4.1 percent Nissan. Other brands accounted for 29.1 percent.
In November, out of the total vehicles in Turkey, automobiles enjoyed the lion's share with 68.6 percent of new registrations, while small trucks accounted for 14.3 percent. Motorcycles came in third at 7.8 percent.
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