The registrations of cars and SUVs registered a volume of70,682 units in December, in the absence of two working days to close the month, which represents adecrease of 5.8% compared to the same month of the previous year, with which they chain four consecutive months of descents, according to advanced data to Europa Press by the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Automobiles and Trucks (Anfac).
By channels, sales to companies closed the last month of the year with a volume of22,374 units, which represents an increase of 3.3% compared to the same month of 2017. On the other hand, the rental companies bought 8,897 units in December, 20.1% more than in the same month of the previous year.
Private customers acquired 39,411 units in December, which meansa fall of 14.3%compared to the same period of the previous year.
Anfac expects December to close with 100,644 registered units, which would mean a decrease of 2.2% compared to the same month of the previous year.
In the accumulated of the year a total of 1.32 million registered units is estimated, which would translate into an increase of 7.1% compared to the 1.23 million units that were registered in the fiscal year of 2017.