European new car registrations
Market Insight 2 Jun
No carmaker was prepared for ‘such a large-scale crisis’, says Jato
Jato Dynamics has said that no car manufacturer was prepared for or expecting “such a large-scale crisis” after COVID-19 lockdown delivered a 78.1% April decline in new car registrations across Europe.
Market Insight 5 May
Europe’s automotive associations issue call for car scrappage scheme
Four industry associations representing Europe’s automotive sector have joined forces to call for car scrappage schemes as part of a 25-point COVID-19 coronavirus recovery plan.
Market Insight 25 Mar
European new car sales decline to lowest February total since 2015
New car sales declined to their lowest February total since 2015 across Europe as Renault’s Clio toppled the Volkswagen Golf from the top of the region’s best seller rankings.
Market Insight 9 Mar
Electrified cars delivered 13% January market share in Europe
Electrified alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) delivered double-digit market share in 19 European countries as registration volumes declined 7.6% during January, Jato Dynamics has reported.
Market Insight 28 Jan
Rush to sell high-CO2 cars fed 21% December European sales boom
A manufacturer-led rush to clear their stocks of vehicles with high CO2 emissions levels contributed to a 21% increase in new car registrations across Europe in December, JATO Dynamics has claimed.
Market Insight 28 Nov
Europe registers best October new car registrations for a decade
The UK was one of just three European nations to experience a decline in new car registrations the region’s delivered 8% volume growth during October – its best result during the month for a decade.
Market Insight 25 Oct
VW and Tesla winners as European car sales rise 14% in September
Volkswagen and Tesla were among the European new car market’s biggest market share winners as registrations in the region rose by 14% during September, Jato Dynamics has reported.
Market Insight 26 Sep
Europe’s 8.7% August car sales dip blamed on 2018 WLTP roll-out
An 8.7% decline in new car registrations across Europe during August has been attributed to the rush to sell vehicle not compliant with the incoming WLTP a year earlier.
Market Insight 25 Jul
SUV sales growth stalls as European car registrations decline
Demand for SUVs appeared to stall across Europe during June as the region suffered a 7.9% overall decline in registrations, Jato Dynamics has reported.
Market Insight 24 Jun
Europe generates highest May new car registrations since 2007
Europe’s highest volume of May new car registrations since 2007 helped to maintain a degree of stability in the market last month – with a sales increase 0.2% across the month.
Market Insight 24 May
Europe's April new car registrations flat amid diesel's decline
Europe’s new car registrations in April matched 2018’s record high for the month as petrol and electric vehicles (EVs) mitigated the effects of declining demand for diesel.
Market Insight 29 Apr
EV sales rise 85% in Europe’s seventh month of car sales decline
Electric vehicle (EV) sales rose by 85% across Europe as the region suffered its seventh consecutive month of declining car sales.
Market Insight 28 Feb
Europe records fifth month of car registrations decline, Jato reports
Europe experienced its fifth consecutive month of new car sales decline during January, but still managed to register the month’s highest volumes for a decade.
Market Insight 30 Jan
UK registrations contrast Europe's 2018 car sales performance
The UK market suffered Europe’s largest decline in registrations during a year in which the region delivered its highest new car registrations total since 2007.
Market Insight 25 Oct
WLTP triggers Europe's biggest car registrations decline in a decade
PSA Group overtook the Volkswagen Group as Europe’s best-selling car brand as the effects of WLTP’s implementation resulted in the region’s biggest monthly registrations decline in a decade during September.
Market Insight 31 Aug
European car sales deliver post-recession record in July
New car sales across Europe delivered their highest monthly total for July since 2009 as 1.31 million vehicles hit the roads of the region last month – a 10% increase of year-on-year.
Market Insight 30 Jul
European new car market up 2.7% in H1 despite drop in UK registrations
The European new car market saw growth of 2.7% to 8.66 million units, despite the UK recording the biggest slow down in registrations across the continent in the first half of 2018.
Market Insight 23 May
UK contributes to 9% European new car registrations growth in April
The UK was once again able to contribute to new car registrations growth in the European market as the region saw volumes rise by 9% overall.
Market Insight 22 Mar
Car sales decline in 13 of Europe’s 27 markets, despite 4.2% growth
Europe’s continued growth in new car registrations “could become dependent on a select few markets” after 13 of the region’s 27 markets register sales declines, Jato Dynamics has revealed.
Market Insight 26 Feb
Europe posts biggest new car registrations growth in a decade during January
New car registrations have reached their highest level since 2008 as a result of double-digit growth in key markets such as Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland.