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370 000 Second Hand Cars To Be Purchased In Bulgaria In 2008

Bulgarian citizens will purchase around 370 000 used cars by the end of the year. This is a prognosis of the Association of automobile producers and their authorized dealers in Bulgaria."118 119 second hand cars have been purchased in the first six months of the year", the executive director of the Association Stefan Hadjinikolov announced. The share of sales of such automobiles is 85% against 15% for new cars, BNES writes.Up to this moment 35 495 new cars have been sold in Bulgaria from the beginning of 2008. 32 844 of these are automobiles. "There is an increase of sales by 18,2% in comparison to the previous year", Hadjinikolov said. 2651 trucks and buses have been sold - the increase in sales here is 65,7%. 41% is the increase of the sales of motorcycles.