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. source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)
Car Registrations in European Union averaged 1153842.73 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 June of 2021.