A picture of the EU car industry

28-02-2013

2012 was a tough year for the EU car industry. The perennial problem of surplus production capacity in Europe (15% in 2012) is allied to a mature (roughly flat since 2001) domestic market and buyers facing austerity.

2012 was a tough year for the EU car industry. The perennial problem of surplus production capacity in Europe (15% in 2012) is allied to a mature (roughly flat since 2001) domestic market and buyers facing austerity.