Tourism leads the recovery
Tourist numbers soar
Hotel occupancy rate at historical high
Rental cars account for nearly half of vehicles sold
In 2009, sales of new motor vehicles fell from previous levels, and rental cars rose as a share of the total. This trend has continued, with rentals accounting for an average of 42% of new motor vehicle sales during the period from 2009 to 2014. A mere four types of vehicle comprise 50% of the fleet, and nine types account for 82%.
You can get our report published this morning on the Icelandic tourist industry here (only in Icelandic).