European car sales up 5.2% in January


European car sales increased 5.2% in January as the recovery in the region started to broaden out to countries such as Greece and Portgual.

Volkswagen (VLKAY) and Peugeot (PEUGY) were outperformers with sales gains of 7.6% and 3.8% respectively, according to the Association of European Carmakers. Hyundai (HYMLF) was on the other side of the ledger with a 5.5% drop in sales during the month.

Of the Detroit automakers, Ford (F) has the best month with a 8.8% rise in sales.

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  • bd4uandu
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    Workers vote down the union. Great sales number but VOW is down in Frantfurt?
    18 Feb 2014, 09:02 AM Reply Like
  • cbroncos
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    Never underestimate the people in the South. They vote against policies that would help them, and this has been going on for years. What states have the lowest minimum wage? Take one guess, oh and here is a hint: Alabama does not even have a minimum wage!
    18 Feb 2014, 09:53 AM Reply Like
  • lcrupp
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    When did the UAW help anyone other than themselves?
    18 Feb 2014, 06:39 PM Reply Like
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