European sales dip 7.8% in May

Grossman, Andrew
June 2008
Automotive News;6/23/2008, Vol. 82 Issue 6313, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports that auto sales in Europe fell in May 2008 compared with May 2007. Volkswagen AG remained atop the European pack despite posting a year-over-year sales decline of 8.1 percent in May to 269,476 vehicles. Overall European sales were down 7.8 percent. For the first five months of 2008, European sales are down 0.7 percent compared with the first five months of 2007. The only major automakers that posted sales increases for May 2008 were Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Mazda.


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