Passenger car sales in the European Union dropped 11.2% year-on-year to 791,546 units in May of 2022, marking the tenth consecutive month of decline, due to the ongoing supply chain disruptions, negatively affected car production. All four key EU markets recorded double-digit drops in sales. Italy saw the steepest decline (-15.1%), followed by Spain (-10.9%), Germany (-10.2%) and France (-10.1%). Considering the first five months of the year, new car registrations fell 13.7% year-on-year to around 3.7 million units. source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)

Car Registrations in European Union averaged 1138893.58 Units from 2003 until 2022, 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 June of 2022.

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EU Car Registrations Fall 11.2% YoY in May
Passenger car sales in the European Union dropped 11.2% year-on-year to 791,546 units in May of 2022, marking the tenth consecutive month of decline, due to the ongoing supply chain disruptions, negatively affected car production. All four key EU markets recorded double-digit drops in sales. Italy saw the steepest decline (-15.1%), followed by Spain (-10.9%), Germany (-10.2%) and France (-10.1%). Considering the first five months of the year, new car registrations fell 13.7% year-on-year to around 3.7 million units.
2022-06-16
EU Car Registrations Slump 20.6% YoY in April
Passenger car sales in the European Union plunged 20.6% year-on-year to 684,506 units in April of 2022, due to the ongoing supply chain disruptions, negatively affected car production. With the exception of the pandemic year in 2020, this was the weakest April result in terms of volumes sold since records began. All major markets recorded double-digit drops in sales, including the four key markets: Italy (-33.0%), France (-22.6%), Germany (-21.5%) and Spain (-12.1%). In the first four months of the year, new car registrations dropped 14.4% year-on-year to around 2.9 million units.
2022-05-18
EU Car Registrations Plunge 20.5%
Passenger car sales in the European Union slumped 20.5% year-on-year to 844,187 units in March of 2022, due to the ongoing supply chain disruptions, further exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, negatively affected car production. As a result, most countries in the region recorded double-digit drops in sales, including the four key markets: Spain (-30.2%), Italy (-29.7%), France (-19.5%) and Germany (-17.5%). In the first quarter of the year, new car registrations were down 12.3% year-on-year to around 2.3 million units.
2022-04-20