Brussels, 19 th April 2021 – Today the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association published its members’ replacement sales for the first quarter 2021.
In this first quarter 2021, we are assisting to a positive recovery, after the deep negative year 2020, strongly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with several lockdowns all around Europe.
All the segments have registered a positive evolution compared to the first quarter 2020 and this is an encouraging factor. In this first quarter, the Truck segment is driving the growth with 18% increase, followed by the Moto and Scooter segment (17%), and the Consumer Tyres market (12%). The car-all seasons Tyres reached a 39% increase, followed by a 17% in the car winter tyres, where the summer tyres only recorded a 6% increase.