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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 6 September 2010

In August 2010 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,593

In August 2010 a total of 15,573 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,741 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 25.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In August the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,593, which was 40.5 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 40.6 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

First registrations of passenger cars

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to August period of 2010 a total of 141,280 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 10.3 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to August period was 78,353, which is 20.4 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to August period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2010. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 6.9.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. August 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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