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New car sales jump 23 pct in 2016

A total of 44,106 new passenger vehicles were sold in Croatia in 2016, up 23.4% on the year, and December recorded a 65% year-on-year jump in sales, with 3,475 new vehicles sold, the Promocija Plus market research agency said on Thursday.

EU car market recovers, Croatia reports two-digit growth

In November 2016, the EU passenger car market managed to rebound following the slowdown observed in October, and Croatia registered a two-digit growth, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said on Thursday.

Volkswagen to recall 460,000 additional cars with cheating software

German transport authorities will allow Volkswagen to retrofit an additional 460,000 vehicles affected by the carmaker's diesel emissions scandal, the company announced Sunday in Wolfsburg.

New car sales in Croatia in June up 32% y-o-y

In Croatia, 6,244 new cars were sold in June 2016, an increase of 32.1% over June 2015, while in the first half of the year 26,387 vehicles were sold, or 22.3% more than in the same period of last year, according to figures provided by the Promocija Plus market research agency.

Cars in Croatia increasingly old, unsafe

Josip Zaher of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK), which organised the event, said that 100,000 vehicles were sold in Croatia in 2008, including 88,000 new ones, while 80,000 vehicles were sold in 2015, including 35,000 new.

PM Oreskovic visits Rimac Automobili

"Mr Rimac has indeed surprised me. I have travelled the globe and seen all kinds of technology, but this is amazing," he told reporters after visiting the company's production units.

Passenger car sales in Feb up 16%

The sale of new cars in Croatia in February 2016 increased 16.6% from the same month of 2015, to 2,583 cars, and the most popular vehicles were those manufactured by Volkswagen, the market research agency Promocija Plus has said.

BMW i8 is world's best-selling hybrid sports-car

BMW's attention-grabbing i8 is the world's top-selling hybrid sports car, says the Munich maker, with 5,456 of the i8 sold globally last year.

German love affair with diesel shows no sign of fading

Germany's love affair with the diesel engine shows no sign of flagging, full-year registrations show, despite the emissions-rigging scandal that has rocked Europe's biggest carmaker Volkswagen.

BMW demonstrates gesture-controlled sports car at Las Vegas CES

BMW is showcasing a new gesture-controlled interface called AirTouch in a concept version of the i8 Spyder sports car at the CES Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

CES Las Vegas: Faraday lifts lid on radical electric car

A striking all-electric concept sports car from largely unheard-of maker Faraday Future has made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

New car sales in Croatia in 2015 up 5.1%

A total of 2,108 vehicles were sold in December 2015 alone, which was an increase of 21.6 per cent compared with December 2014.

Average age of cars in Croatia increasing

In 2014 the average age of cars used in the EU was 9.65, according to statistics provided by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).