Sales of New Vehicles in Nicaragua Up 29%

In 2010 sales totaled 6.627 new cars, 29% higher than in 2009.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Despite the increase, officials of the Nicaraguan Association of Motor Vehicle Dealers (Andiva) indicated that the figure is far from the levels of 2008, when it totaled to 10.500 units.

"Andiva expected for this year to at least maintain 2009 sales levels, or grow between 5 to 10 percent, which would raise vehicle sales to more than seven thousand units," reports

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