Sales of new cars plunge 30%

Just over 301,000 new cars were bought in the Netherlands over the first nine months of the year, a drop of almost 30% on 2012.

Car sector organisations RAI Vereniging and Bovag say they have now downgraded their earlier prognosis of full year sales of 410,000 to 380,000.

Next year they see a recovery to 400,000 cars.


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