New passenger car registrations decreased by one third in the first quarter of 2020
Compared to the first quarter 2019, newly registered
petrol-driven passenger cars (share: 46.1%) reported a decrease of 42.7%,
those with diesel drive (share: 39.0%) as well
The passenger car makes with the most new registrations
were VW (share: 16.1%), Skoda (share: 9.7%) and Seat (share: 7.6%).
All of the top 10 passenger car makes recorded double-digit declines
compared to first quarter of 2019: Mercedes
Fewer new motor vehicle registrations in total, except tractors used for agriculture and forestry
Motor vehicles in total reached 71 630 new registrations from January to March 2020. This figure marks a decrease of 31.7% in comparison with the same period in 2019. 76.3% of all new motor vehicle registrations were related to passenger cars.
The market for new commercial
vehicles recorded increases for tractors used for agriculture
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on methods, definitions: Motor vehicle statistics (registrations
of new and used vehicles as well as the stock of vehicles) are secondary
statistics, compiled on the basis of daily data files sent to Statistics
Austria by Austria’s association of insurance companies (VVO). VVO,
in turn, receives data by the insurances’ registrations offices, responsible
for registrations, de-registrations and rectifications of motor vehicles
Within motor vehicle statistics, all motor vehicles, once nationally or internationally registered, are levied, irrespective of the registration’s duration.
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