Annual figures

New registrations

Detailed itemized figures for new vehicle registrations according to automobile and make

1. New registrations

2014 2015*)

Change in %

Passenger cars 3,036,773 3,206,042 5.6
Commercial vehicles 319,945 333,783 4.3
of which
Trucks up to 6 t 227,760 236,830 4.0
Trucks over to 6 t 36,855 38,007 3.1
Buses 5,651 6,137 8.6
Semi-trailers 34,330 36,544 6.4
Other vehicles 15,349 16,265 6.0
Total 3,356,718 3,539,825 5.5
Trailers 271,340 280,038 3.2

2. New registrations of passenger cars by brands

  2014 2015*) Change in %
German corporate brands
Audi 259,459 269,047 3.7
BMW/MINI 271,436 288,279 6.2
Ford 192,823 199,795 3.6
Mercedes 272,566 286,883 5.3
Opel 219,084 229,352 4.7
Porsche 24,365 28,543 17.1
Seat 93,129 94,673 1.7
Skoda 173,583 179,951 3.7
Smart 22,408 37,808 68.7
Volkswagen 656,494 685,669 4.4
Other German corporate brands 5,533 6,183 11.7
Total German corporate brands 2,190,880 2,306,183 5.3
Foreign brands
French brands 260,328 261,475 0.4
Citroen 52,003 51,413 -1.1
Peugeot 54,096 54,259 0.3
Renault 105,322 110,039 4.5
Dacia 48,907 45,764 -6.4
Japanese brands 268,319 289,696 8.0
Honda 22,498 21,072 -6.3
Mazda 52,491 58,216 10.9
Mitsubishi 24,131 34,443 42.7
Nissan/Infiniti 63,551 70,892 11.6
Subaru 6,218 6,549 5.3
Suzuki 27,835 30,903 11.0
Toyota/Lexus 71,595 67,621 -5.6
Korean brands 154,448 166,599 7.9
Hyundai 99,820 108,434 8.6
Kia 53,546 55,689 4.0
Ssangyong 1,082 2,476 128.8
 
Italian brands 74,969 76,440 2.0
Fiat 68,103 70,719 3.8
Alfa Romeo 3,391 2,800 -17.4
Lancia 1,262 648 -48.7
other brands
Jaguar 4,229 4,987 17.9
Ford (USA) 16,308 27,784 52.0
Land Rover 14,679 18,216 24.1
Volvo 31,919 36,120 13.2
other foreign brands 20,694 21,542 4.1
Foreign brands excl. German corporate brands 845,893 899,859 6.4
Total new registrations 3,036,773 3,206,042 5.6
Market shares
German trust brands 72.1% 71.9%
Foreign brands excl. German trust brands 27.9% 28.1%

3. New registrations of passenger cars (incl. "M1" vehicles) in Germany (1957-2014)

Year Total number Change in %
1957 564,639 11.6
1958 690,975 22.4
1959 827,657 19.8
1960 969,739 17.2
1961 1,095,128 12.9
1962 1,217,440 11.2
1963 1,271,000 4.4
1964 1,342,980 5.7
1965 1,517,564 13.0
1966 1,506,124 -0.8
1967 1,356,655 -9.9
1968 1,425,089 5.0
1969 1,841,048 29.2
1970 2,107,123 14.5
1971 2,151,557 2.1
1972 2,142,963 -0.4
1973 2,031,001 -5.2
1974 1,693,010 -16.6
1975 2,106,048 24.4
1976 2,312,067 9.8
1977 2,561,278 10.8
1978 2,663,754 4.0
1979 2,623,399 -1.5
1980 2,426,187 -7.5
1981 2,330,335 -4.0
1982 2,155,537 -7.5
1983 2,426,774 12.6
1984 2,393,939 -1.4
1985 2,379,261 -0.6
1986 2,829,438 18.9
1987 2,915,654 3.0
1988 2,807,939 -3.7
1989 2,831,740 0.8
1990 3,040,783 7.4
1991 4,158,674 36.8
1992 3,929,558 -5.5
1993 3,194,204 -18.7
1994 3,209,224 0.5
1995 3,314,061 3.3
1996 3,496,320 5.5
1997 3,528,179 0.9
1998 3,735,987 5.9
1999 3,802,176 1.8
2000 3,378,343 -11.1
2001 3,341,718 -1.1
2002 3,252,898 -2.7
2003 3,236,938 -0.5
2004 3,266,826 0.9
2005 3,342,122 1.6
2006 3,467,961 3.8
2007 3,148,163 -9.2
2008 3,090,040 -1.8
2009 3,807,175 23.2
2010 2,916,260 -23.4
2011 3,173,634 8.8
2012 3,082,504 -2.9
2013 2,952,431 -4.2
2014 3,036,773 2.9
2015 3,206,042 5.6
First publication: 06.05.2008 Last modified: 03.03.2016
Eckehart Rotter
Eckehart Rotter Head of Department Press

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