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The motor closed its best Edition with successful audience and sales
May 18, 2009
The International car show of Barcelona
has closed its most emblematic Edition, according to the organization. The Hall has confirmed its role as the best stimulate the sector tool at this time, reflected in the high volume of sales and business contacts made by the brands throughout the contest and the large number of people.
The edition of the 90th anniversary of the motor, which has occupied all the Montjuïc exhibition site, has received over 1,000,000 visitors attracted by the news and discounts and promotions offered by the brands, which joined the aid announced by the Government. All this has resulted in a significant level of vehicle sales made during the show and agreements which will become effective in the coming days. The President of the Organising Committee, Enrique Lacalle, pointed out that "the record of participating brands, presented news, the great reception from the public and the significant volume of sales confirm back to the Hall of the car in Barcelona as one of the top of Europe". An example are the more than 60,000 requests for quotation, in addition to the already materialized sales.