Published: 4 April 2008
In March 2008 a total of 20,749 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 14,382 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 14.7 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In March the number of new passenger cars registered was 12,558, which was 1.4 per cent down from the year before. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.
In the January to March period of 2008 a total of 68,209 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a increase of 2.9 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 46,112, which is 14.7 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to March period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
First registrations of passenger cars
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2008. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration
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