Browse Publications Technical Papers 2001-06-0117
2001-06-04

Status report by the Federal Republic Of Germany 2001-06-0117

It is my privilege to present the German government's status report this year too.
On January 1st, 2000, the number of passenger cars in the Federal Republic of Germany was 42,423,254. This was an increase of 1.7% per cent compared with the previous year. For the year 2010, the German Shell corporation has forecast a passenger car inventory of 47.6 - 48.4 million, in accordance with two different scenarios of economic development. In 1999, the average volume of traffic on highways was 48,500 vehicles every 24 hours. The total distance covered by all automobiles in 1998 was 627.2 billion kilometers, 194.2 billion having been traveled on highways and 110.7 billion kilometers having been traveled on main roads outside municipal areas.

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