ISTANBUL 

Number of motor vehicle registrations in Turkey jumped 78.6% year-on-year in October, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) on Wednesday.

“The total number of road motor vehicles registered to the traffic reached 23.15 million by the end of October,” TurkStat said in a statement.

A total of 68,069 road motor vehicle registrations were recorded in October period, it added.

In the period, automobiles accounted for the new registrations, 63.7%, while motorcycles (17.7%), small trucks (11%), tractors (4.6%) and other types (3%) followed.

TurkStat added 919,501 million road motor vehicles were handed over, and 46,764 of them were withdrawn

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