For this year, the consulting firm PwC predicts that new car registrations will range between 200,000 and 220,000 cars, i.e. slightly below the level of 2023. stated Daniel Janeček from PwC.
Škoda was the best-selling brand last year, with a growth of 23 percent to 77,490 autfollowed by Hyundai with sales of 20,068 cars, an increase of eight percent, and third was Volkswagen, which increased sales by 18 percent to 18,938 aut. Fourth is Toyota with a growth of 42 percent, which was the most in the top ten, and fifth was Kia. The most popular model was Škoda Octavia with 21,815 cars, followed by Škoda Fabia with 10,775 cars and Škoda Scala with 9,784.
Companies bought 75.6 percent of what was sold aut. Over 66 percent of the cars sold were with a gasoline engine, a quarter with diesel, and electric cars made up about three percent of sales, which is an increase in the share by half. Sale of hybrids that belong mainly to the gasoline category aut, increased by 44.5 percent. The best-selling business class was SUVs with a share of 45 percent.
Sales of light commercial vehicles increased by 34.7 percent to 22,780 aut. In the last month of the year, the increase was 27 percent. Renault was the best seller with 3,555 cars, followed by Volkswagen and Ford. The most popular van was the Renault Master.
Freight registration aut increased by 15.9 percent to 10,424 vehicles. In December, however, sales fell by eight percent year-on-year. First is Mercedes-Benz with 2,076 cars, followed by Volvo and DAF finished third. Tractor units accounted for 53 percent of sales.
Bus sales last year fell by 11 percent year-on-year to 1,080 vehicles. In December, the segment saw a growth of 141 percent. Iveco Bus sold the most with 290 registrations, Setra was second and SOR was third.
Registrations of new motorcycles rose by four percent to 26,575 machines. In December, sales fell by a fifth. First place was taken by Honda with sales of 6,949 motorcycles, followed by China’s CF Moto and third was Yamaha.