One-fifth fewer new passenger car registrations in July 2021; alternative drives rising again
New registrations of petrol-powered passenger cars
Among the top-ten passenger car makes, new registrations
increased only for Dacia
Compared to the same month last year, the commercial
vehicle market recorded more new registrations of articulated lorries
Among two-wheelers, fewer scooters
New registrations January to July 2021: one-eighth more passenger cars than in 2020, but one-fourth fewer than in 2019
In calendar year 2021 to date, 154 298 new passenger
cars were registered, an increase of 12.2% compared to the same period
last year. Diesel passenger cars declined by 25.3% to 39 123 and petrol-powered
passenger cars by 2.4% to 62 161 vehicles. In contrast, increases were
observed for electric-drive passenger cars (17 337;
Of the new passenger car registrations from January to July 2021, 66.1% were registered by legal entities, companies and local authorities; the share of private vehicle owners was 33.9%. The share of legal entities, companies and local authorities is even higher for newly register electric passenger cars, namely at 84.1% (14 585 vehicles). Only 2 752 electric cars (share: 15.9%) were newly registered by private vehicle owners.
A total of 241 463 new motor vehicles were registered from January to July 2021. This is 20.2% more than in the same period in 2020, but 14.1% less than from January to July 2019.
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