According to data compiled by ACAP – Automobile Association of Portugal, last July, 21,791 motor vehicles were registered by branded legal representatives operating in Portugal, ie, 6.5 percent less than in the same month of the year. previous year, the market continuing to fall for the sixth consecutive month.
In the seven months of 2019, 172,479 new vehicles were put into service, representing a year-on-year decrease of 4 percent.
By category and type of vehicles, 18,436 new passenger cars were registered in July 2019 in Portugal, 7.8 percent less than in the same month of the previous year.
From January to July 2019 passenger car registrations totaled 147,031 units, a negative change of 4.9 per cent over the same period of 2018.
Regarding the light goods market, in the seventh month of 2019, there was a growth of 7.4 per cent compared to the same month of the previous year, standing at 3,138 registered units.
In accumulated terms, the market reached 22,153 units, which represented a decrease of 0.3 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year.
With regard to the heavy goods market, which includes passenger and freight types, in July 2019 there was a 43.8 per cent drop compared to the same month of the previous year, and 217 vehicles category.
In the first seven months of 2019, enrollment totaled 3,295 units, representing a market growth of 11.5 percent over the same period of 2018.