Car registration figures show signs of recovery


The number of car registrations dropped year on year last month, but recovered after a dramatic decline in April.Federal statistics agency Statistik Austria announced today (Fri) 2.3 per cent fewer cars had been registered last month compared to the same month in 2009. The number of 29,057 registrations might however be regarded as good news […]

VCÖ deplores boom in SUV sales

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By Lisa ChapmanThe Austrian Traffic Club (VCÖ) has criticised this year’s boom in registrations of gas-guzzling sport utility vehicles (SUVs).VCÖ said today (Weds) the number of registrations of SUVs had increased year on year by 22.5 per cent in 2009. There was an increase of only 8.0 per cent for all cars.It said the biggest […]