Published: 6 August 2012
In July 2012 a total of 12,820 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,316 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 21.2 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In July the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,443, which was 25.2 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 36.4 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 2012 a total of 126,556 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 9.9 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to July period was 73,272, which is 8.3 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to July period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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