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  • 2020 saw the biggest yearly drop in European car demand since records began.

  • Industry data out on Tuesday revealed new car registrations fell by nearly a quarter, compared to 2019 on the falls continued in December.

  • For the third month in a row, measures to control a second coronavirus wave hit sales in most of the continent's largest markets in December.

  • Overall, new car registrations dropped by 3.7% year on year.

  • In the European Union, Britain and the countries of the European Free Trade Association broken down, those sales in Europe's five largest markets posted differing results.

  • Registrations in the UK, France and Italy fell by 10, 11 and 14% respectively, while Germany recorded a rise of nearly 10% and sales in Spain remained unchanged.

  • Year on year sales at Volkswagen and P S A rose by 8.2% and 1.7% respectively, but others, including Renno, reported losses.

2020 saw the biggest yearly drop in European car demand since records began.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/21
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