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Spain's vehicle production rises 4.7 percent in Q1

Staff Writer | April 25, 2017
The number of vehicles manufactured in Spain rose by 4.7 percent in the first quarter of this year when compared with the same period of a year earlier, according to the Association of Car Manufacturers (ANFAC).
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Auto industry   The Association of Car Manufacturers:
ANFAC posted a total of 804,918 vehicles manufactured in the first quarter of the year, while in March alone, the total number of vehicles produced stood at 306,572, a 13.1-percent increase when compared with March 2016.

Almost 10,000 units were built per day at Spanish factories during the month, ANFAC said.

Production of commercial vehicles in the first quarter increased by 6.1 percent when compared to the same period of 2016, reaching 145,251 units.

In terms of exports, ANFAC reported that Spain exported 681,571 vehicles to other countries in the first three months of the year, a 8.1-percent rise.

The sector exported mainly to Germany, Britain and France.