German new car sales soar in January

Sales of new cars in Germany increased by 10% in January. Last year German automakers sold more vehicles throughout the year than in any other year since 2009. Volkswagen remains the number one automaker, with luxury car designers Audi and Porsche continuing to compete with Mercedes and BMW. Ford and General Motors were the top foreign car manufacturers in Germany in 2016. Analysts predict that this year will not see any increases because of uncertainty in Europe and changes in inflation and petrol prices.

German new car sales soar in January

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