Tatra Trucks sells 450 vehicles this year so far

Czech vehicle manufacturer Tatra Trucks sold 450 vehicles in combined domestic wholesale and exports so far this year. Tatra made 20% percent increase from 374 vehicles sold in the corresponding time period last year and is expected to reach 3 billion CZK (approx. 108 mil euro) in sales for this year. 

The company was founded in 1850 as Schustala & Company and in 1897 Tatra produced the first motor car in the Czech republic and central Europe. Due to its debts Tatra was sold in an auction for 176 mil CZK (approx. 7 mil euro) in March 2013. Last year Tatra sold 722 trucks, the most since 2008. Approximately two-thirds of units are meant for export.