Autos & Transportation

European new car sales down in September - ACEA

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Cars are pictured at rush hour traffic on A100 highway during a snowfall in Berlin, Germany, February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - European car registrations slumped more than 25% in September due to a lack of supply of vehicles due to the ongoing semiconductor shortage, industry data showed on Friday.

New passenger car registrations fell 25.2% in the European Union, Britain and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) compared to last year, figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) showed.

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Reporting by Zuzanna Szymanska; Editing by Maria Sheahan

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