Motor vehicle registrations in Turkey rose by 13.2% in December 2019 year-on-year, the nation’s statistical authority said on Thursday.

“In December, the number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 51.5%, 49.7%, 30.6%, 13%, 11.3% and 9.6% for trucks, motorcycles, minibuses, small trucks, buses and cars, respectively,” Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said in a statement.

By the end-December, the number of road motor vehicles registered topped 23.1 million.

Also some 1.2 million vehicles were handed over to their owners in December, it added.

Of them, cars accounted for 73.3%, followed by small trucks with 16.3%, motorcycles 2.7%, tractors 3.1%,

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