The EU’s passenger car market shrank 7.4% in January-February 2020 compared to the same period last year, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Automobile registrations across the 27-member bloc stood at 1.9 million in the first two months of this year, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) said.

The report highlighted that each of the four major EU markets has faced falling demand in 2020 so far.

Germany posted a drop of 9%, followed by France (‐7.8%), Italy (‐7.3%) and Spain (‐6.8%) during the same period.

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