EU car sales down 23% in September on semiconductor shortage

The major car-manufacturing countries in Europe recorded double-digit percentage drops in sales volumes in September 2021 due to the continuing global semiconductor shortage, the European Automotive Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said on Friday October 15.

EU passenger car registrations decreased by 23.07% year-on-year to 718,598 units in September, the lowest number of registrations for a September since 1995, according to ACEA.

“This decrease in sales was largely caused by a lack of vehicles due...


Elina Virchenko

October 15, 2021

13:55 GMT