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Published: 8 May 2008

First registrations of passenger cars increased by 26.1 per cent in April 2008

In April 2008 a total of 31,991 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 17,575 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 20.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 15,499, which was 26.1 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 51,2 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to April period of 2008 a total of 100,232 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a increase of 8.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 61,631, which is 17.4 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2008. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 8.5.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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