MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler FCA.MI said on Wednesday its market share in South America stood at 15.9% in the second quarter, when car sales in the region plummeted due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
FCA said in a note it led the Brazilian market with a 19.8% market share, while it held second place in Argentina where its Fiat and Jeep brands both gained ground giving it an overall 15.4% market share.
Total car sales in South America, excluding Mexico, plunged 66% year on year in the second quarter, FCA said.
Reporting by Valentina Za; editing by Jason Neely
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