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EUROPE | DIESELS |  AID EXCLUSIVE       
Europeís slowing diesel pulse rate, April slightly better than feared
Published: Wed, 24th May 2017 17:16:08 GMT  
 

West European Diesel car sales trends April 2017

Kindling hopes of a break in the relentless downward trend in European diesel car sales, AID compiled figures show a slight slowing in Aprilís rate of decline, but AID observers believe that Aprilís slightly slower rate of underlying diesel demand deterioration may not last

The 46.4 per cent car sales share going to diesel powered cars in April compares favourably with a lower 45.4 per cent seen only in the previous month, which in turn marked the lowest monthly turnout in the 18-months of West Europeís shrinking diesel car sales share. 

Nevertheless, the diesel sectorís entrenched underlying plight was revealing underlined once more this April when diesel car sales in Western Europe dropped 14.6 per cent, which compares to a markedly more modest 8 per cent same month decline from the overall car market.



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