HELSINKI: The Statistics Finland’s data based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency showed that the number of new passenger cars registered in March 2015 was 11,097, which was 15.3 per cent up from the year before.
A total of 17,404 new motor vehicles including 12,403 automobiles were registered in the month, according to Statistics . First registrations increased by 10.2 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 33.6 per cent, the data show.
A total of 44,023 vehicles were first registered in the January to March period of 2015. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 4.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 29,355, which is 3.8 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered during the period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.