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Finnish new private car registration falls by 10% to 10,310 in May 2015

Finnish new private car registration falls by 10% to 10,310 in May 2015

HELSINKI: A total of 16,047 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,310 were automobiles, in May 2015. The number of new passenger cars registered in the month was 9114, which was 9.9 per cent down from the year before, according to Statistics Finland’s data.

The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 33.3 per cent as per the data based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands. First registrations of passenger cars. Source: Statistics on first registrations 2015.

In the January to May period of 2015, a total of 77,002 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 4.9 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to May period was 48,106, which is 3.7 per cent down from the year before, the statistics show. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to May period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.