In September 2010 a total of 16,174 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,066 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 17.8 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In September the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,687, which was 28.6 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 39.0 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 September period of 2010 a total of 157,469 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 11.0 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to September period was 88,050, which is 21.3 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to September period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2010. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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