Posts tagged as cars

Tax on polluting cars makes headway in Lithuanian parliament

Saturday, December 14, 2019

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union’s initiative to tax polluting cars is making its way through the parliament. The proposal calls for imposing a levy ranging from 13.5 to 540 euros on vehicles with CO2 emissions over 130g/km, except for vintage cars, starting next April. It would have to be paid every time a car is registered or reregistered. The bill passed the second reading in the Seimas on Friday…

Lithuania’s new car market grows 24 pct in 2018

Friday, January 4, 2019

Over 35,900 new passenger cars were registered in Lithuania last year, up 24 percent compared with 2017, Autotyrimai said on Wednesday, based on data from the state car registration company Regitra. In December alone, the new passenger car market grew by 26 percent year-on-year to almost 2,800 registrations. “Re-exports remain a key driver of the robust market growth: 1,164 of the new cars registered in December were removed from the register…

Dozens of Lithuanians detained over car thefts in Germany

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Dozens of Lithuanians suspected of thefts of expensive cars in Germany were detained in Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania and in Germany on Monday, reported LETA/BNS. “Officers (…) detained eight persons in Kaunas and Vilnius over thefts of expensive cars in Germany. Two persons were detained in Germany. The damage done by this organized criminal group is valued at over 1.5 mln euros,” Darius Zukauskas, chief of Kaunas County Chief Police…

Lithuania posts one of EU’s largest increases in new car sales – ACEA

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

New car sales in Lithuania this year continue to grow at one of the fastest rates in the European Union, the latest figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) show. 24,300 new cars were sold in Lithuania in January-September, up 27% from 19,200 a year ago. Sales grew faster only in Romania (31.5%). Latvia posted a 3.6% annual increase to 13,200 and Estonia recorded an 8.2% rise to 20,500…