Published: 5 July 2012
In June 2012 a total of 15,482 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,718 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 27.7 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In June the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,718, which was 31.3 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 35.9 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 June period of 2012 a total of 113,731 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 8.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to June period was 66,926, which is 6.2 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to June period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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