FRANCE: NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS UP 46.45% IN MAY
PARIS (Reuters) – New car registrations in France rose 46.45% year on year in May, according to data released Tuesday by the Committee of French Automobile Manufacturers (CCFA), but they are declining 27.28% compared to the level of May 2019.
It registered in France 141,041 private vehicles last month, reported the CCFA. May had 19 working days in 2021, compared to 18 in 2020.
Over the first five months of the year, the market thus posted an increase of 50.06% compared to the period January-May 2020.
New car registrations by the Stellantis group, which includes the Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel brands, increased last month by 42.30% compared to a year earlier.
The Renault group (Renault, Dacia and Alpine brands) saw its registrations in France increase by 45.57% year-on-year in May.