Passenger car registrations: -2.1% five months into 2019; +0.1% in May

In May 2019, the EU passenger car market recorded a modest increase (+0.1%) after eight consecutive months of decline

In May 2019, the EU passenger car market recorded a modest increase (+0.1%) after eight consecutive months of decline.

In May 2019, the EU passenger car market recorded a modest increase (+0.1%) after eight consecutive months of decline. Demand in the region was mainly driven by the Central European countries, where registrations went up by 6.2% last month. By contrast, the five major Western European markets posted mixed results: with demand in Spain (-7.3%), the United Kingdom (-4.6%) and Italy (-1.2%) slowing down, but growing in Germany (+9.1%) and France (+1.2%).

From January to May 2019, new car registrations across the European Union fell by 2.1% compared to last year, counting 6.7 million units in total. With the exception of Germany, the five big EU markets all posted slight declines so far this year.

Please click here to view the full press release.

SOURCE: ACEA

Close
Close