Evolution of American cars 1990-2020

After I copied all cars specifications from Edmunds into Excel format, I analyzed it to show you how American cars evolved over past 30 years. I calculated using AVERAGEIFS formulas, breakdown by domestic and imported cars. Charts made at 22 September 2019 update with 58480 cars (model trims). You can buy Excel database: Year-Make-Model-Trim-Specs.

For example average engine size rose from 3.33 L in 1990 to 4.09 L in 2007 then dropped to 3.36 L in 2019 due to introduction of turbochargers that allowed downsizing engines, meantime horsepower rose from 142 HP in 1990 to 294 HP in 2019. In 2019 domestic cars averaged 316 HP vs imported cars 279 HP. Cars also grew in terms of external dimensions, but the increase in weight was most significant.

Evolution of European cars 1970-2020

After I copied all cars specifications from German automobile club into Excel format, I analyzed it to show you how cars sold in Germany evolved over past 50 years (this analysis apply for whole Europe, 99% of cars sold in Europe are also sold in Germany). I calculated using AVERAGEIFS formulas. Charts made at 18 September 2019 update with 122214 model versions. You can buy Excel database: German Car Database.

Free list of car makes and models sold in Brazil

Adamo, Agrale, Alfa Romeo, Ariel, Asia, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley:, Bianco, BMW, BRM, Bugatti, Cadillac, Caterham, CBT, Chamonix, Chana, Changan, Chery, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Cross Lander, Daewoo, Daihatsu, DeLorean, Dodge, Effa, Engesa, Envemo, Farus, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Geely, Gurgel, Hafei, Hennessey, Hofstetter, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Iveco, JAC, Jaguar, Jeep, Jinbei, JPX, Kia, Koenigsegg, KTM, Lada, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lifan, Lobini, Lotus, Mahindra, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, MG, Mini, Mitsubishi, Miura, MP Lafer, Nissan, Pagani, Peugeot, Pontiac, Porsche, Puma, Ragge, RAM, Rely, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Saleen, Santa Matilde, Santana, Seat, Shineray, Smart, Ssangyong, SSC, Subaru, Suzuki, TAC, Tesla, Toyota, Troller, Volkswagen, Volvo, W Motors.

Registration number database… is this possible?

I am writing this page because people asked me if I can provide registration plate database.

Vehicle registration lookup API and databases are maintained by governments, they CANNOT be made by, or purchased from random individuals and freelancers like me, because every day new cars are registered, scraped or change owners.

VIN

List of updatesBeen contacted by a lot of people asking for VIN database so I am getting interested in providing such type of data, BUT… VIN is unique per car and not per model so what I should do? A table with over 1 billion rows? (that is the number of cars currently driving around in the worlds). Australia Car Database SAMPLE.xls you can see column X with partial VIN. While this may be sufficient for certain applications, it may be not sufficient for a VIN decoding service.

Anyone looking for VIN database, please give me a SAMPLE database with few rows for few cars so I can understand how would you like the data to be formatted, and we will see if I can do the same for ALL cars!

2017-11-21

This was funny! Someone bought a car database from CarQueryAPI and ask me for updates, then realized what crappy database he bought and choose to buy from me another, better quality database.