News Digest Item
05 Mar 2018

Number of cars registered in Germany grows by over one million in 2017

Federal Motor Transport Authority

The number of cars and trailers in Germany has risen by 1.1 million in 2017 to a total of 63.7 million, the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) says in a press release. The most used brand is VW with 21.5 percent, followed by Opel (9.8 percent) and Daimler (9.4 percent). The most used engine types are petrol with 65.5 percent and diesel with 32.8 percent. The number of electric cars rose by over 58 percent to roughly 53,860 cars, and that of hybrid cars by 43 percent to 236,710, the KBA says.
Germany's total population stood at 82.6 million in 2017.

Read the press release in German here.

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