December EU car sales down 22.8% year on year; semiconductor shortage continues

European Union passenger car sales fell 22.8% year on year in December 2021, making it the sixth consecutive monthly decline, mainly due to the impact of the continuing global shortage of semiconductors.

EU car manufacturers sold 795,295 vehicles in the last month of 2021, the European Automotive Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said on Tuesday January 18.

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Elina Virchenko

January 18, 2022

12:43 GMT

Dubai