Published: 4 August 2011
In July 2011 a total of 16,247 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,750 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 8.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In July the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,600, which was 17.6 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 41.9 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
In the January to July period of 2011 a total of 140,419 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 11.7 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to July period was 79,940, which is 14.6 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to June period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Ford.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2011. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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