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
  August 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
January - August 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
Total motor vehicles (excl. mopeds) 24 903 –7.8 213 518 –22.2
16 165 16.7 142 298 29.6

of which petrol-driven

7 796 34.6 76 829 38.8

of which diesel-driven

3 667 24.6 33 328 38.5

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

3 058 +63.7 23 300 +62.8

of which all-electric vehicles

1 606 +160.3 8 346 +14.4
Passenger transport vehicles1 641 +40.6 5 553 +7.7
2 522 15.7 20 668 21.7

of which light vehicles (up to 3.5 t)

2 245 17.8 18 058 22.2

of which heavy vehicles (more than 3.5 t)

277 +5.3 2 610 17.6
Agricultural vehicles 239 +16.0 2 415 +4.8
Industrial vehicles 325 2.4 2 941 8.2
Motorcycles 5 011 +37.8 39 643 +12.7
         
Trailers 1 481 +7.1 14 357 0.1
Note: Provisional data; situation on: September 3, 2020/19 Source: FSO, FEDRO – New registrations of road vehicles (IVS)

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