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Turkey`s car market increases up to 18.7 mln

754,525 vehicles in January-October 2014

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Dec.20 By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend: The number of cars hit 18,693,972 in Turkey in the first ten months of 2014, the Turkish Statistics Institute said.

The market increased by 754,525 vehicles in January-October 2014.

Cars accounted for 52.2 percent of the total number of vehicles in Turkey, trucks – 16.3 percent, motorcycles – 14.8 percent, tractors – 8.6 percent, buses – 6.4 percent, other vehicles – 1.7 percent, according to the Statistics Institute.

Around 41.4 percent of vehicles in the country run on liquefied petroleum gas, 29.3 percent – gasoline and 29.6 percent – diesel fuel.

Turkey ranks sixth in Europe for motor vehicle production.

The cars of Ford, FIAT, Renault, Toyota, Honda, Opel, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and MAN brands are assembled in Turkey.

Turkey also manufactures domestic brand buses, such as BMC, Temsa and Otokar.

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