26.6% fewer new passenger car registrations in the period January to November 2020; alternative drives continue to gain in importance
The number of petrol-powered cars (share: 44.2%) declined by 40.0% and new registrations of diesel-powered cars (share: 37.0%) decreased by 29.0%. In contrast, there were increases in new registrations of passenger cars with alternative drive systems compared to the same period of the previous year: New registrations of electrically powered passenger cars rose by 47.1% to 12 581 vehicles, cars with petrol-hybrid drives increased by 100.9% to 22 271 and cars with diesel-hybrid drive by 94.9% to 7 009.
VW (share: 15.5%), Skoda (share: 9.8%) and Seat (share:
6.6%) take the first three places among the top 10 brands with the highest
shares of all new passenger car registrations. As in the previous month,
all top 10 brands recorded double-digit declines in a year-on-year comparison:
In terms of newly registered commercial vehicles,
declines were recorded for articulated lorries
More new registrations were observed for motorcycles
In total, 320 779 new motor vehicles were registered in the first eleven months of this year, 21.5% fewer than in the same period last year.
New registrations in November 2020
In November 2020, 25 976 new motor vehicles were registered, 7.8% fewer than in the same month last year. The number of newly registered passenger cars in November was 20 055, which represents a decrease of 13.8% compared to November 2019.
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statistics, compiled on the basis of daily data files sent to Statistics Austria
by Austria’s association of insurance companies (VVO). VVO, in turn,
receives data by the insurances’ registrations offices, responsible
for registrations, de-registrations and rectifications of motor vehicles
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