Road vehicles in 2020: new registrations and vehicle stock Decline of almost a quarter in new passenger car registrations in 2020
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29.01.2021 - In 2020, 336 841 motor vehicles were newly registered in Switzerland, i.e. the lowest level for 24 years and a decrease of 17.8% compared with 2019. New registrations of passenger cars fell by as much as 23.7%. Despite this record drop, the number of hybrid (+78.9%) and electric cars (+49.8%) that were newly registered rose again. The fall in new registrations due to COVID-19 did not prevent the overall vehicle stock from growing, according to the road vehicle statistics published by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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