RTTNews - Wednesday, the European Automobile Manufacturer's Association said Europe's new passenger car registrations in June rose for the first time in fourteen months, reflecting effects of incentive schemes implemented in more than 10 EU Member States.

New passenger car registrations rose 2.4% year-on-year in June after falling 4.9% in May. A year ago, registrations were down 7.9% in June.

During the first half of 2009, new car registrations dropped 11% compared to the same period in 2008, with a total of 7,425,762 new cars registered compared to 8,346,828 the year before.

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