Published: 6 August 2009
In July 2009 a total of 14,792 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,524 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 31.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In July the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,860 which was 38.7 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 45.7 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 July period of 2009 a total of 115,624 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 34.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to July period was 58,940, which is 40.6 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to July were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.
First registrations of passenger cars
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2009. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration
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