Car registrations up 22.8 pct in January totaling 13,096 new or used ones

Car registrations grew 22.8 pct in January this year totaling 13,096 cars (new or used ones) from 10,665 in the same month of 2016, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, said that new car registrations totaled 7,146 in January, from 6,248 in January 2016, for an increase of 14.4 pct.

Motorcycle registrations (new and used ones) totaled 1,063 in January, down 37.9 pct from the same month last year.

New motorcycle registrations totaled 915 in January, down 41.8 pct from January 2016.