New car registrations in Luxembourg by September have failed to fully recover from the two-month closure of showrooms because of the lockdown.
According to figures published by car dealerships federation Fedamo, annual sales up until the end of September were 20.9% down on 2019’s figures, and 19.6% compared to the same period in 2018.
Of the 4,073 vehicles sold, 4.3% were electric vehicles and 12.2% were hybrid. Petrol-powered vehicles remained the most popular, accounting for 46% of sales with diesel making up just 37.4%.
Vehicle registrations have grown constantly in recent years reaching a peak in 2019 when more than 55,000 new cars were registered. The top three biggest-selling brands were Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW.