Sales of new passenger cars reached 1,066 thousand in June 2022 in the enlarged Europe, 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.
In June, most vehicles (225 thousand) were sold in Germany (down 18.1% yoy), followed by France (171 thousand, down 14.2%), the United Kingdom with 141 thousand cars (down 24.3%), 127 thousand new vehicles were registered in Italy (down 14.9%) and 89.3 thousand in Spain (down 7.78%). The five largest countries accounted for 62.3% of total new vehicles registered in June 2022.
In absolute terms, the best performance in sales of new cars has been seen in Iceland (up 0.656 thousand cars) and Latvia (up 0.091 thousand cars). At the other end of the scale, Germany and the United Kingdom showed the weakest change in registration of new cars in June when compared to last year (down 49.6 thousand and down 45.2 thousand cars, respectively).
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