New registrations in October 2017: the new car market is growing – VW and diesel in the red

New registrations in October 2017 bring a small increase - the big winner brand during the year is Tesla. In the German VW and Audi are clearly negative. Even diesel sales is collapsing.

02/11/2017 Holger Wittich 4 comments

In Germany during the month 314,703 motor vehicles (+ 1.7 percent) were first approved, down 5.2 percent from the previous month but a more meaningful increase of 4.4 percent as of October 2016. During the year were 3,358,785 motor vehicles for the first time a flag ,

In the registration statistics of passenger cars - 272 855 Approvals - fell rate compared to September 2017 by 5.3 percent the previous month it rose by 3.9 percent. 2,884,676 passenger cars were registered in the first 10 months of the year, an increase of 2.3 percent.

Important new registration figures in October:

  • Gasoline share: 60.9 percent (+18.8 percent)
  • Diesel share: 34.9 percent (-17.9 percent)
  • LPG vehicles: 304 (+24.6 percent)
  • Gas-powered vehicles: 411 (+34.8 percent)
  • Electric Vehicles: 2180 (+80.8 percent)
  • Hybrid vehicles: 8410 (+67.8 percent)
  • of which 2,885 plug-in hybrids (+99.1 percent)
  • CO2 emissions: 127.6 g / km (+1.1 percent)

Not only the VW as a German brand in the red

The German brands have almost invariably complete the first ten months of negative: Audi (- 3.3 percent), BMW (- 1.0 percent) and Porsche (- 0.9 percent, Smart (- 4.1 percent (Volkswagen - 5.4 percent). A positive balance can only Mercedes (+ 6.9 percent) and Opel (+ 0.7 percent) show In the import brands Tesla established (+ 84.7 per cent) and Alfa Romeo forefront (+. 51.4 percent), behind rank Lexus (+ 31.2%), Dacia (27.4%).

among the "losers" brands: Citroen DS luxury brand with 24.3 percent decline, Honda minus 22.5 percent and minus 14.0 percent with Jeep

New registrations in 2016
New registrations in October 2017: the new car market is growing - VW and diesel in the red New registrations in October 2017: the new car market is growing - VW and diesel in the red New registrations in October 2017: the new car market is growing - VW and diesel in the red New registrations in October 2017: the new car market is growing - VW and diesel in the red
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Used car market during the year positively

The used car market in Germany grew in October negative. For the full year in the automotive (7019271 title transfers) and cars (6,147,116 title transfers), the rate at minus 1.0 and minus 1.3 percent.

During the month, the numbers look similar. 660.1226 Holder Bill in motor vehicles mean for October 2016 decreased by 0.3 percent, compared with the previous month, a decline of 0.4 percent. The car ended with 593,526 title transfers the month of light and shadow. 1.0 percent is at an increase over the previous month, a decrease of 0.9 percent plots the yoy from.