Private car import rises by 7.2% in June
06 Jul 2018, 00:03 ( 7 Months ago) | updated: 06 Jul 2018, 10:28 ( 7 Months ago)
The number of new private cars registered in June this year was 11,652, which was 7.2 per cent up from that in the corresponding period of the year before, according to Statistics Finland.
A total of 18,845 new motor vehicles were registered in June, of which 13,460 were automobiles.
First registrations increased by 2.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 23.4 per cent.
The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.
In the January to June period of 2018, a total of 108,582 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 3.9 per cent.
The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to June period was 69,600, which is 8.0 per cent up from the year before.
The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to June period were Toyota, Volkswagen, and Skoda.