Average age of passenger cars up to 14 years

A total of 4.64 million passenger cars were in the register of road vehicles in the Czech Republic in the first half of this year and the average age of the car fleet increased to almost fourteen years, the Automotive Industry Association announced this week. Since 2000, 1.2 million passenger cars have been added to the register. The share of vehicles older than ten years continues to grow and at the end of reached 60.6% in the first half of 2012. The share of vehicles aged over fifteen years is higher than 32%, while only 7.1%ˇof cars are younger than two years, according to SAP data.