Road vehicles - New registrations


Overview

In 2019, a total of 409 876 motorised vehicles were newly registered. This is 3.7% more than the previous year. The largest vehicle group was passenger cars, with 312 902 new registrations, 4.0% more than in 2018. Electric cars registered a particularly strong increase: their registrations more than doubled compared with the previous year (+143.9%).

New registrations – annual data
  2019
 
Change 2018/19, as %
Total motor vehicles (excl. mopeds) 409 876 +3.7
312 902 +4.0

of which petrol-driven

192 430 +1.9

of which diesel-driven

79 618 –11.9

of which hybrid vehicles (petrol-electric, diesel-electric)

26 376 +70.9

of which all-electric vehicles

13 197 +143.9
Passenger transport vehicles 6 497 +15.8
40 008 +6.6

of which light vehicles (up to 3.5 t)

35 587 +7.7

of which heavy vehicles (more than 3.5 t)

4 421 –1.8
Agricultural vehicles 3 115 +6.3
Industrial vehicles 4 700 +2.4
Motorcycles 42 654 –2.7
     
Trailers 19 913 –1.0
Source: FSO, FEDRO – New registrations of road vehicles (IVS)

Current monthly data

New registrations – current monthly data
  February 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
January - February 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
Total motor vehicles (excl. mopeds) 25 294 –10.4 49 364 –8.3
19 035 –13.9 37 912 –11.9

of which petrol-driven

10 680 –22.0 21 063 –19.6

of which diesel-driven

4 733 –27.1 9 575 –27.2

of which hybrid vehicles (petrol-electric, diesel-electric)

2 787 +136.2 5 501 +124.4

of which all-electric vehicles

782 +6.0 1 562 +32.5
Passenger transport vehicles1 521 +38.2 945 +43.6
2 691 –8.0 5 463 –5.8

of which light vehicles (up to 3.5 t)

2 388 –7.3 4 803 –5.8

of which heavy vehicles (more than 3.5 t)

303 –13.2 660 –5.6
Agricultural vehicles 227 –3.0 450 +3.2
Industrial vehicles 305 +0.7 571 –6.9
Motorcycles 2 515 +10.4 4 023 +20.9
         
Trailers 1 377 –2.4 2 654 +2.8
Situation on March 3, 2020 Source: FSO, FEDRO – New registrations of road vehicles (IVS)

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