Oxford, UK – West European car registrations in April 2019 were down by 80.0% at 243,288 units. compared with April 2019, according to data from LMC Automotive. In April 2019, a total of 1.22m units were registered.
Looking at the largest markets, in Germany sales were down 61.1% in April. Registrations were 120,840 units. Sales so far are down 30.9% in 2020. UK sales and were down 43.4% year on year. Sales hit a total of 4,300 cars in the month.
In France, the year-on-year number of registrations fell by 48.0% with a total of 385,679 units sold there in the year so far. Spanish sales were down by 97% in the month at 4,163 units.
Meanwhile, in Italy sales were down by 98%, reaching a total of 4279 thousand units in April. A total of 350,926 m vehicles have been sold there in the year to date.