Stellantis brands showed strong sales growth in March, with Jeep up 240 percent, Fiat up 174 percent, Peugeot up 142 percent, Citroen up 157 percent and Opel up 90 percent.
Renault brand registrations rose 72 percent while Dacia was up 67 percent.
Among VW Group brands, Seat had the best month with sales up 53 percent, followed by VW at 49 percent and Porsche at 42 percent. Skoda and Audi both gained at 41 percent.
Hyundai had a strong month with registrations up 73 percent while sister brand Kia gained 27 percent. Toyota brand sales rose by 58 percent and Nissan sales gained 46 percent.
Ford saw sales rise 59 percent.
BMW brand sales surged 46 percent while rival Mercedes-Benz saw slower growth at 7.5 percent.
Jaguar, Mitsubishi, Honda and Lada were the only automakers whose sales declined.
Mitsubishi sales fell 23 percent. The Japanese company has been reducing its presence in Europe but aims to reverse its decline in the region by adding two models built by Renault starting in 2023.
Jaguar's registrations dropped by 3 percent. Land Rover gained 38 percent.
Honda's volume fell 23 percent. Lada was down 2 percent.
Reuters and Bloomberg contributed to this report