The number of newly registered cars in Croatia is 44 percent higher than in the same month last year.
Croatia has experienced a significant surge in the registration of new cars, with a growth rate nearly three times higher than the European Union average, according to a report by the ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association) released on Wednesday.
In April, across 26 EU countries (excluding Malta), there were 808,188 newly registered cars, an increase of 17.2 percent compared to the same month last year, as determined by the ACEA.
In March, car sales had surged by 28.8 percent, the highest since May 2021.
Among the leading markets, Italy and France experienced the highest growth in the number of newly registered cars in April, with increases of 29.2 percent and 21.9 percent, respectively.
Germany also saw double-digit growth, with a modest increase of 12.6 percent. Spain had the lowest increase in sales at 8.2 percent.
In Croatia, according to ACEA data, there were 6,125 newly registered cars in April, marking a 44 percent increase compared to the same month last year. In March, the number had risen by 61.5 percent.
In Croatia, from January to April, according to ACEA data, 19,284 new cars were registered, representing a 38.8 percent increase compared to the same period last year.