Passenger car registrations in the European Union increased by 10.4 percent year-on-year to 1.05 million units in June 2021. Germany posted the biggest gain with a 24.5 percent increase, followed by Spain (+17.1%) and Italy (+12.6%). By contrast, passenger car sales fell by 14.7 percent in France. Considering the first half of the year, demand for new cars grew by 25.2 percent to reach 5.4 million units registered in total. However, this is still 1.5 million units below the pre-COVID volume recorded over the first six months of 2019. source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)

Car Registrations in European Union averaged 1152656.40 Units from 2003 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1890664 Units in March of 2017 and a record low of 270682 Units in April of 2020. This page provides - European Union Car Registrations- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. European Union New Passenger Car Registration - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

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European Union New Passenger Car Registration

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1048143.00 891665.00 1890664.00 270682.00 2003 - 2021 Units Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-16 06:00 AM Mar 87.3% -19.3% 150%
2021-05-19 06:00 AM Apr 218.6% 87.3% 200%
2021-06-17 06:00 AM May 53.4% 218.6% 85%
2021-07-16 06:00 AM Jun 10.4% 53.4% 22%


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EU Car Registrations Rise 10.4% YoY in June
Passenger car registrations in the European Union increased by 10.4 percent year-on-year to 1.05 million units in June 2021. Germany posted the biggest gain with a 24.5 percent increase, followed by Spain (+17.1%) and Italy (+12.6%). By contrast, passenger car sales fell by 14.7 percent in France. Considering the first half of the year, demand for new cars grew by 25.2 percent to reach 5.4 million units registered in total. However, this is still 1.5 million units below the pre-COVID volume recorded over the first six months of 2019.
2021-07-16
EU New Passenger Car Registrations Nearly Double
Passenger car registrations in the European Union jumped by 53.4% year-on-year to 891,665 units in May of 2021, still far below the 1.2 million cars that were sold in May 2019. The national markets saw strong volume gains, with Spain posting the biggest increase (+177.8%). The EU’s three other key car markets also did well in May: France +46.4%, Italy +43.0% and Germany +37.2%. From January to May 2021, EU demand for new cars increased by 29.5% to reach 4.3 million units registered in total.
2021-06-17
EU Car Registrations Jump over 200%
New car registrations in the European Union surged by 218.6% year-on-year to 862.2K in April of 2021 because of last year’s low base of comparison due to coronavirus restrictions. Despite this big percentage increase, last month’s sales volume was almost 300,000 units lower than that recorded in April 2019. Many markets across the EU region posted double- or even triple-digit percentage gains in April. Italy recorded the biggest uplift (+3276.8%) of the major markets, followed by Spain (+1787.9%). France (+568.8%) and Germany (+90.0%) also showed strong gains compared to last year. From January to April 2021, EU demand for passenger cars increased by 24.4% to reach 3.4 million units registered in total, with the last two months providing a substantial boost.
2021-05-19
EU Car Registrations Soar in March
Registrations of new passenger cars in the European Union increased by 87.3% year-on-year to 1,062,446 units in March of 2021, the most since July, the result of last year’s exceptionally low base of comparison caused by the strict COVID-19 restrictions introduced in most markets. It is the first annual gain in 6 months. Triple-digit gains were posted by three of the four largest markets: Italy (+497.2%), France (+191.7%) and Spain (+128.0%). The German market also showed strong gains, with sales up 35.9% in March.
2021-04-16