Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Automotive market in Romania continues to grow two-digits in 2015
New car registrations in Romania rose 11.3% to 51,180 units in the first eight months of 2015, from 46.003 units in the year-earlier period, while sales of Romanian Dacia cars in the EU grew 3.4% to 256,475 units, securing Dacia a 2.8% market share.
According to the the Romanian Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Association (APIA), the local auto market grew 16.8% in annual terms in January-August, to 75,288 units, while locally made vehicle sales rose 23.5% on the year.
According to the FRD Center research, some of the strongest Romanian players in the auto spare parts are AD Auto Total, Augsburg International, Unix Auto and Elit Romania.
Established in 1994, AD Auto Total imports and distributes tyres and auto spare parts and components. It has very good brand visibility and reputation. The company imports and distributes the following brands of tyres: Michelin, Pirelli, Dunlop, Goodyear, BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, General Tire, Firestone, Barum, Debica, Fulda, Kormoran, Sava, Semperit, Tigar, Uniroyal, Wanli. AD Auto Total distributes its products to over 15,000 clients in the entire country. The company has own fleet of over 300 autovehicles. The firm has two central warehouses in Bucharest with the surface of over 20,000 sqm and 50 regional warehouses with a total surface exceeding 33,000 sqm.
AD Auto Total has reached in 2014 a net turnover of some 130 million EUR. The firm has over 900 employees.
Set up in 1996, Augsburg International Impex is a well known specialised importer, wholesaler and distributor of tyres, auto spare parts and components, lubricants, service equipment etc.The company has a fleet of 130 auto vehicles and distributes its products in the entire territory of Romania. It has 28 regional warehouses all over the country with the cumulated surface of over 22,000 sqm.
In 2014, Augsburg International Impex has registered a net turnover of approximately 72 million EUR. Currently, it has a team of over 300 employees.
Unix Auto imports and distributes auto spare parts and components. The company has been set up in 1999. At present, the company has over 300 foreign suppliers of auto spare parts and components. The firm has own auto fleet and 35 regional offices covering the entire Romania. It is a well known and dynamic company.
Unix Auto has registered in 2014 a net turnover of almost 41 million EUR. The company has over 400 employees. Some examples of brands of auto spare parts and components imported and distributed by Unix Auto are: Bosal, Bosch, NGK, Monroe, Sachs, Valeo, Ferodo, Gates, Dayco, Corteco, Loctite, Magneti Marelli, Nissens, Samko, Thule, TYC, FIAMM, LuK, Stabilus, Wintek etc.
Established in 1999, Elit Romania Piese Auto Originale is a specialised importer, wholesaler and distributor of auto spare parts and components. The company has a warehouse in Bucharest and 20 regional offices and distribution units covering the entire country. It has own auto fleet and has very good brand visibility and reputation. The company has registered a net turnover of almost 36 million EUR in 2014. It has some 330 employees. Some examples of brands of auto spare parts and components imported and distributed by the company are: Bosch, Facet, Cargo, Hella, Pierburg, HC Parts, Magneton, Huco, Alkar, Klokkerholm, Magneti Marelli, BREMBO, Nipparts, Pimax, SBS, Textar etc.
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