At a time when car sales are still stagnant and in an arduous recession, there are many brands that manage so that this change does not affect them so much. Despite the crisis of microchips and raw materials, some firms have recovered the ground lost by the crisis of the war in Ukraine, yes, the sales figures in the month of July have not been the best and in some cases there have been significant losses. As a whole the tourism market fell by 12% in the last month, 1% more than the annual average.
The month of July recorded a 12.5% drop in registrations of passenger cars and SUVs compared to the same month of the previous year, with a total of 73,378 units. Over the past month, the market has returned to be conditioned by economic uncertainty, derived from the increase in inflation and prices, and by the shortage of semiconductors that continue to hinder the arrival of vehicles at dealerships.
It should be noted that the average emissions of the models sold se is 122 grams of CO2 per kilometer, which is 2.7% less than the average of the models sold in 2021. On the other side of the scale, we find strong growth in the business market, where there was a growth of 3% with 31,035 units sold, compared to a sharp decline in the private channel of 12% with 31,330 sales.
In the light commercial vehicle sector there has been a significant drop of almost 20%, with 11,000 units sold. In the accumulated of the year, a total of 68,138 units are added, which represents a decrease of 33.1%. Registrations of commercial vehicles, buses, coaches and minibuses maintain the increase in sales in July with a growth of 18.8% and 1,842 units sold. It is true that the social situation does not accompany, but from the sector they hope that it can change with a progressive recovery of production. This has made second-hand vehicles the main interest of many drivers.