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New car registration drops by 24% in June

Published : 06 Jul 2020, 10:23

  DF Report

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A total of 16,205 new motor vehicles were registered in June 2020, of which 9,146 were automobiles, according to Statistics Finland.

First registrations decreased by 11.0 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year.

In June the number of new private cars registered was 8,023, which was 23.9 per cent down from the stipulated period of the previous year.

The share of new diesel-driven private cars was 16.7 per cent.

The numbers, however, are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to June period of 2020 a total of 87,570 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 14.4 per cent.

The number of private cars first registered in the January to June period was 47,385, which is 21.4 per cent down from the year before.

The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to June period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.