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The truck market maintained its good tone after growing in August by 11.8%

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Tractors continue to lead the domestic market with a volume of demand much higher than the rest of the segments.

The registrations of commercial vehicles in the Spanish market continue to produce good feelings. In August, the increase was 11.8% with a total of 1,563 units compared to 1,398, according to Aniacam data, which reflects a growth from 1.5% in January to 15,234 units compared to 15,016 in January. eight first months of 2016.

By categories, the heavy rigid vehicles, both road and works, continue to carry more than remarkable increases that only normalize a situation of demand that for many years has been leaning more than reasonably towards the tractors, segment that supposed 58.8% of units discharged in August, the lowest percentage for a large number of years.

Thus, the road rigid last month experienced a rise of 47.6%, with 273 vehicles compared to 185, while among the rigid works the rise was 59.3%, although this percentage corresponds to the registration of 43 vehicles compared to 27. Since January, both segments accumulated an increase of 29.2 and 36.3%, respectively, with 2,189 and 1,694 registered units.

With data from last month, light trucks reflected a rise of 3.4% and the media a rise of 19.2%. In the accumulated, the first of these categories grew by 4.9% to reach 731 vehicles, while the second fell by 3% to stand at 2,272 units.

However, the tractors continue to lead the domestic market with a volume of demand much higher than the rest of the segments. In August they grew 1.8% with 919 units compared to 903, while since January the balance is negative with -3.3% and 9,719 vehicles compared to 10,046.

By brands, in the annual accumulated in the tractors the leadership is for Iveco, with 1,857 units and a rise of 14.42% to reach a share of penetration of 19.11% (three points more than a year ago). Scania (1,556 and a decrease of 12.56%), MAN (1,388 and a rise of 5.79%), Volvo (1,369 and -7,62%), DAF (1,257 and -11,23%), , Renault Trucks (1,243 and 0,49%), and Mercedes-Benz (1,039 and -12,32%).

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