Opel February European car registrations: -2%

|By:, SA News Editor

Opel (NYSE:GM) car registrations -1.5% to 70,355 units in February, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

Overall EU registrations +2.2% Y/Y to 1,078,503 units in February to fall back from the double-digit growth posted in January. Registrations were up 16% for new EU member states during the month, but decreased Y/Y in France, Germany and the U.K.

Opel market share: 6.3% vs. 6.5% a year ago.

Opel YTD registrations +1.7%.

Results include the Opel, Vauxhall, Chevrolet and other GM Brands.

Note: PSA Group bought Opel earlier this month, but the deal hasn't closed yet.

EAMA release (.pdf)

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