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Annual Sales of New Passenger Cars in Europe

Number of Vehicles (thousand) and Annual growth
Automotive | European Union | August 29, 2022
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Sales of new passenger cars reached 1,066 thousand in June 2022 in the enlarged Europe (EU plus Iceland, Norway and Switzerland), according to ACEA. This is 16.9%, or 216 thousand less than in the previous year. In the first six months of 2022, some 5,598 thousand cars were sold in Europe, down 13.7% yoy.

Iceland performed relatively the best (up 35.7% yoy) while sales in Croatia showed the weakest change compared to the last year (down 28.4% yoy).

Historically, between 1990 and 2022, sales of passenger cars in Europe reached a high of 1,937 thousand in March 2017 and a low of 292 thousand in April 2020.

Sales Of New Passenger Cars - 12-Month, yoy Unit Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021 May 2021 Jun 2021 Jul 2021 Aug 2021 Sep 2021 Oct 2021 Nov 2021 Dec 2021 Jan 2022 Feb 2022 Mar 2022 Apr 2022 May 2022 Jun 2022
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European Union thousand 11,776 11,756 11,710 11,449 11,240
Germany thousand 2,622 2,636 2,643 2,592 2,542
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