In all but 4 for of 23 European markets bicycles outsold cars, with the UK ahead at 1.3 million more new bikes sold than cars.

The main reason: car sales are dropping by 5% to the lowest level since recording began in 1990. The UK, funnily enough, is the only one with a healthy plus.

Are these the harbingers of an Autodämmerung in the old continent?

Source: European Automobile Manufacturers' Association and Coliped in the Guardian and the BBC