ECONOMY

Car sales up in July, ELSTAT data show

Car sales in Greece continued to rise in the month of the July, data published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority have shown.

The number of new cars to go into circulation in July this year came to 10,744, representing a 13.9 percent rise compared to the same month in 2013.

ELSTAT also reported that in the seven-month period from January to July, the number of new cars to go into circulation stood at 63,026, or 28.1 percent above last year’s 49,214 new registered vehicles.

Over the seven-month period from January, Toyota cars were the most popular, representing 10.89 percent of the new-car sales market, followed by Nissan (9.70 percent) and Volkswagen (9.18 percent).