|June||January - June|
|New private cars||3,716||3,858||142||3.8%||83,037||77,639||-5,398||-6.5%|
|New goods vehicles||1,649||1,526||-123||-7.5%||15,570||14,305||-1,265||-8.1%|
|Total new vehicles||5,999||6,078||79||1.3%||105,177||98,969||-6,208||-5.9%|
|Used private cars||8,073||7,998||-75||-0.9%||50,272||51,694||1,422||2.8%|
|Used goods vehicles||1,189||1,187||-2||-0.2%||7,636||7,641||5||0.1%|
|Total used vehicles||10,392||10,393||1||0.0%||63,845||66,112||2,267||3.6%|
In the first half of 2019, a total of 77,639 new private cars were licensed, a decrease of 6.5% compared with the same period last year. The number of used (imported) private cars licensed increased by 2.8% compared with the same period in 2018.
While licensing of new petrol and diesel private cars fell in the first six months of 2019, the number of electric and hybrid new private cars licensed increased by almost seventy percent (68.5%) to 9,150. In the first half of 2019, electric and hybrid (alternative fuel) vehicles accounted for 11.8% of all new private cars licensed, up from 6.5% in the same period in 2018. See table 2B.
In June 2019, 3,858 new private cars were licensed, an increase of 3.8% compared with June 2018. The number of used (imported) private cars licensed decreased by 0.9% compared with the same period in 2018.