By Stelios Orphanides
The number of saloon car registrations rose in August 44 per cent to 2,484, the highest figure for a single month since 2011, compared with the respective month of 2015, the statistical service said.
The increase in saloon registrations in August was mainly on an annual 53 per cent rise in the number of second hand cars to 1,440, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. The number of new car registrations rose 34 per cent to 1,044.
From January to August, the total number of car registrations rose an annual 32 per cent to 22,250 which exceeds the figure reported in January to December 2014, Cystat said.