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
  May 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
January - May 2020 Change 2019/20,
as %
Total motor vehicles (excl. mopeds) 24 183 –38.0 117 123 –32.5
13 791 50.5 78 742 38.7

of which petrol-driven

7 971 54.4 43 170 46.0

of which diesel-driven

2 743 63.0 18 674 46.9

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

2 373 +13.6 12 242 +49.7

of which all-electric vehicles

681 +1.2 4 332 10.0
Passenger transport vehicles1 727 22.8 2 960 11.6
2 290 39.1 12 608 23.8

of which light vehicles (up to 3.5 t)

1 945 40.7 10 956 24.9

of which heavy vehicles (more than 3.5 t)

345 28.3 1 652 15.8
Agricultural vehicles 299 23.3 1 534 +3.2
Industrial vehicles 368 23.8 1 794 10.8
Motorcycles 6 708 +20.2 19 485 10.1
         
Trailers 2 034 12.1 8 256 8.8
Situation on June 3, 2020 Source: FSO, FEDRO – New registrations of road vehicles (IVS)

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