German car lobby VDIK expects 6% sales growth in German car market in 2023

Newly manufactured Ford Fiesta cars are seen on the deck of the car transport ship "Tossa" as it travels along the Rhine, from a Ford plant in the German city of Cologne to the Dutch seaport of Vlissingen, close to Emmerich in Germany September 13, 2013. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

BERLIN, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The VDIK car lobby for foreign brands in Germany said on Friday it expects sales in the German car market to grow by 6% next year to 2.75 million vehicles.

According to the association, new registrations in Germany are to fall by 1% to 2.6 million units this year. Sales of electric cars are forecast to increase by 9%, but it said growth momentum was slowing here.

Reporting by Ilona Wissenbach, Writing by Rachel More, Editing by Miranda Murray

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