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German car sales fall 31% on WLTP

German registrations plunged 31 percent last month as sales dried up following the introduction of the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure, or WLTP, on September 1. Most mass-market brands dropped last month. Audi decreased the most, falling 78 percent, followed closely by fellow VW Group brand Porsche, with a 76 percent drop. The group’s core VW brand was next with a 62 percent fall. Seat volume was down 55 percent and Skoda 44 percent. Source Automotive News Europe

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