Published: 6 March 2012
In February 2012 a total of 15,635 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,142 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 9.6 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In Feruary the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,616, which was 14.1 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 38.9 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 February period of 2012 a total of 35,929 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 4.2 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 24,884, which is 7.8 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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