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Warning light: Mexican car sales slump ahead of election

MEXICO CITY, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Car dealerships in Mexico City have kicked off the new year offering "clearance sales" and free insurance as 2017 models collect dust on their lots, a reminder that consumer nerves over high interest rates could slow the economy ahead of elections.

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UPDATE 1-VW brand car sales hit record 6.23 mln in 2017

DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a record 6.23 million cars last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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VW brand car sales hit 6.23 million record in 2017

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a new record last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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VW brand car sales hit 6.23 mln record in 2017

DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a new record last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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UPDATE 1-UK new car sales record biggest drop since 2009

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling 5.7 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an industry body said on Friday.

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UK new car sales record biggest drop since 2009

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling by more than 5 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an industry body said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-European stocks rally picks up pace as services growth impresses

* Autos boosted by better-than-expected U.S. car sales (Updates prices, adds detail, quotes)

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UPDATE 1-German 2017 car sales up 2.7 pct, diesels plunge

* German 2017 diesel-car sales down 13 pct to 1.34 mln -source

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Norway powers ahead (electrically): over half new car sales now electric or hybrid

OSLO (Reuters) - Sales of electric and hybrid cars rose above half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the country's lead in shifting from fossil-fuel engines, data showed on Wednesday.

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More than half of new Norway car sales now electric or hybrid

OSLO (Reuters) - Sales of electric and hybrid cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the Nordic nation's lead in a shift from fossil-fuel engines, data showed on Wednesday.

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LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: European shares end slightly lower

* European stocks wilt on first day of 2018 trading * Turnaround in miners pulls stocks off lows * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Closing snapshot: European shares end slightly lower T

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LIVE MARKETS-Miners pull European stocks off lows heading into close

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Turnaround in miners pulls stocks off lows * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Miners pull European stocks off lows heading into close (1602 GMT) T

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LIVE MARKETS-Bond market jitters a worry for European stocks?

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Investors take profits on miners after strong run * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data * Wall Street set for stronger open Jan 2 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Bond market jitters a worry fo

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LIVE MARKETS-Something naysayers forget about the U.S. yield curve

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Investors take profits on miners after strong run * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Something "naysayers" forget about the U.S. yield curve (1220 GMT)

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LIVE MARKETS-More pressure in store for European retailers - Deutsche

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Investors take profits on miners after strong run * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net More pressure in store for European retailers - Deutsche Bank (1141 GMT)

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LIVE MARKETS-Morning snapshot

* European stocks wilt on 2018 open * Investors take profits on miners after strong run * Autos stocks dented by weaker car sales data Jan 2(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net Morning snapshot: European shares dip (1023 GMT) The first tradin

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PRECIOUS-Shortages help power palladium to 17-year pinnacle

* Palladium faces headwinds from slowing car sales growth * Palladium substitution unlikely to be imminent (Recasts, adds comment, adds London dateline) By Pratima Desai LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Palladium prices jumped to 17-year peaks on Friday as strong demand from autocatalyst makers reinforced the prospects of market shortages, but slowing car sales are expected to challenge further gains. Spot palladium was trading down 0.5 percent at $1,032.2 an ounce from an

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PSA, Toyota lead European car sales gain, helped by extra selling day

BERLIN (Reuters) - European car sales rose 5.8 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day as PSA Group and Toyota posted the strongest gains among the region's major automakers, industry data published on Thursday showed.

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UK new car sales on course for first annual drop since 2011

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations dropped 5 percent in the year to date, putting them on track for the first annual fall since 2011, hit by weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel, an industry body said on Tuesday.

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BMW expects jump in electric car sales in 2018: R&D chief

MUNICH (Reuters) - BMW expects its sales of electric and hybrid vehicles to jump next year, its research and development chief said as the premium carmaker races to catch up with rivals such as U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla .

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BMW expects jump in electric car sales in 2018 - R&D chief

MUNICH, Dec 5 (Reuters) - BMW expects its sales of electric and hybrid vehicles to jump next year, its research and development chief said as the premium carmaker races to catch up with rivals such as U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla.

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Nissan's Japan car sales slide for second month after compliance scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co's sales of domestic passenger cars fell by almost half in November - its second straight month of slides in the wake of a compliance scandal and its first since it resumed production of cars for the home market.

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GM's electric car sales will meet quotas by 2019, says China chief

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co's China joint ventures will be able to generate enough new energy vehicle (NEV) sales volume to account for NEV production quotas by 2019 and without the need to buy credits, GM China chief Matt Tsien said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Nissan CEO: Sees potential to achieve 8 pct global market share

* Exec: Japan November car sales will be affected by improper inspection issue, expects recovery by year-end

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UPDATE 2-Subaru dials back profit targets as U.S. car sales sputter

* Q2 operating profit 92.8 bln yen, vs 113.8 bln yen consensus

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UK car sales in October down for seventh consecutive month

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - British new car sales in October fell by about 12 percent year on year, marking a seventh consecutive month of decline, preliminary data released by an industry body showed on Monday.

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METALS-Shanghai nickel surges to highest close in over two years

(Adds Shanghai closing prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel soared by another 5.4 percent to mark its highest close in more than two years on Thursday, tracking an earlier rise in London nickel on expectations of new demand from electric vehicles (EVs). Battery makers are increasingly turning to nickel to help power growing global electric car sales, analysts and executives say. Celia Wang, a nickel analyst at Grandflow Resources in Shanghai, said the rally w

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METALS-Shanghai nickel surges 5.5 pct as battery bulls buy

(Updates prices, adds analyst comment) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel soared by another 5.5 percent to its highest in almost a year on Thursday, tracking an earlier rise in London nickel on expectations of new demand from electric vehicles (EVs). Battery makers are increasingly turning to nickel to help power growing global electric car sales, analysts and executives say. Celia Wang, a nickel analyst at Grandflow Resources in Shanghai, said the rally was due to

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Nissan's October passenger car sales in Japan likely halved amid scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said Japan sales of new passenger vehicles probably fell by half in October from a year ago after the discovery of improper final inspection procedures at its domestic plants caused it to suspend some production.

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VW's finance arm launches new platform to push used-car sales

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's finance division has launched an online platform to grab a share of used car sales in Germany, as it pursues a goal to almost double its portfolio of credit, leasing and insurance contracts to 30 million units by 2025.

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Mitsubishi Motors eyes 30 percent rise in vehicle sales in three years

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Wednesday said it planned to boost revenue and annual car sales by 30 percent in the next three years and crank up R&D investment as the Japanese automaker expands its presence in Asia, the U.S. and China while it draws a line under last year's mileage cheating scandal.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 5

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 2 points higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * UK CAR SALES: New car registrations in Britain fell by 9.2 percent in September, making it highly likely that sales this year will be down for the first time since 2011, according to preliminary numbers from an industry body. * BANK OF ENGLAND: Britain's banks need a watertight Brexit transition deal by Christmas to avoid a potentially disorderly shift of

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China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply.

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UPDATE 3-China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

* China's NEVs push comes amid goal to curb traditional-fuel autos (Adds details on quota system, analyst comment)

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UPDATE 2-China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

* China's NEVs push comes amid goal to curb traditional-fuel autos (Adds automaker comments, details of rules)

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End to women's driving ban to save Saudis billions, support reforms

RIYADH/DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's decision to end a driving ban for women is likely to save families billions of dollars, boost industries from car sales to insurance, and reassure investors that the kingdom's push to diversify its economy beyond oil is on track.

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REFILE-Renault, Toyota lead European car sales rise in August

BERLIN, Sept 14 (Reuters) - European car sales rose 5.5 percent in August, accelerating from an increase of 2.6 percent in July, according to industry data published on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Italy car sales rise 15.77 pct y/y in August - ministry

* new vehicle registrations up 15.77 percent in August from August 2016 - transport ministry

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UPDATE 1-Mexico auto exports rise in July, but pace of growth slows

MEXICO CITY, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Mexico's auto production and shipments rose again in July but at a slower pace as car sales in the United States, the top export market for those vehicles, fell for a fifth straight month, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Monday.

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US car sales are going downhill

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GM slashed July rental car sales, boosted commercial fleet

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Tuesday it slashed July sales to rental car fleets in the United States by 80 percent compared to a year ago to just over 2,700 vehicles, while increasing sales to commercial fleets.

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UPDATE 1-UAW talking to GM about impact of car sales slump on U.S. jobs

July 20 (Reuters) - The president of the United Auto Workers union said on Thursday the union is talking with General Motors Co about the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. car sales.

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UAW 'talking' to GM about impact of car sales slump on U.S. jobs

(Reuters) - The president of the United Auto Workers union expressed concern on Thursday about the impact of slumping U.S. car sales at General Motors Co on auto plants and jobs.

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Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Daimler lead European car sales rise

BERLIN, July 14 (Reuters) - European car sales edged up 2.1 percent in June, with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Toyota posting strong gains amid mixed signals from the region's top five markets, according to industry data published on Friday.

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UK new car sales drop around 5 percent in June - preliminary data

LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations fell by around 5 percent last month year-on-year and overall sales for the first six months of the year dropped by 1 percent, according to preliminary data from an industry body.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian auto sales jump in June, racking up another record

OTTAWA, July 4 (Reuters) - Canadian auto sales set another record in June, making for a solid performance in the first half of the year as customer demand for light trucks was strong, despite a decline in passenger car sales, data showed on Tuesday.

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After Years of Growth, Automakers Are Cutting U.S. Jobs

A downturn in car sales after two record years is prompting companies to scale back domestic production, particularly for smaller vehicles.

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Car sales decline sharply in June

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BRIEF-Italy car sales rise 12.88 pct in June

* Fiat Chrysler's market share in Italy at 28.56 percent in June from 29.32 percent in May, according to Reuters calculations Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)

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China upholds strict electric car sales quotas despite industry protests

BEIJING (Reuters) - China upheld strict sales quotas for electrically powered vehicles in a draft regulation issued on Tuesday, ignoring concessions agreed between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel earlier this month.

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Uzbekistan-GM venture abandons dollars for domestic car sales

ALMATY, June 1 (Reuters) - GM Uzbekistan, a joint venture between General Motors and Uzbek state firm UzAvtosanoat, has begun selling all its cars in the Central Asian nation in local currency terms, but using an exchange rate far weaker than the official one.

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GM to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

BEIJING, May 18 (Reuters) - General Motors Co will stop selling cars in India from the end of this year, drawing a line under two decades of battling in one of the world's most competitive markets where it has less than a one percent share of passenger car sales.

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BRIEF-Mercedes-Benz car sales up 9 percent in April

* Says car sales including smart rose 9 percent to 191,551 units in April

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Consumer demand fears knock stocks, dollar up before Fed decision

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Falls in iPhone and U.S. car sales helped beat European stock markets back from 20-month highs on Wednesday while the dollar inched up as investors priced in a greater chance of further tightening of U.S. monetary policy next month.

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BRIEF-CarMax says making credit decisions with knowledge that loan recoveries can fall - Conf call

* Says lower used car sales prices beneficial for sales, as cars will be more affordable for customers

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Beyond jobs, car sales to give insight on consumer health

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Forget the jobs report. The most interesting bit of U.S. economic data next week is Monday's auto sales release, which will offer a measure of the middle-class consumer and a sector of the stock market that has had a rough ride so far in 2017.

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Wall St Week Ahead-Beyond jobs, car sales to give insight on consumer health

NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - Forget the jobs report. The most interesting bit of U.S. economic data next week is Monday's auto sales release, which will offer a measure of the middle-class consumer and a sector of the stock market that has had a rough ride so far in 2017.

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Chinese automaker Geely doubles profit on next-gen car sales boost

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Geely Automobile Holding Ltd , whose unlisted parent owns Sweden's Volvo, on Wednesday said net profit more than doubled in 2016, the biggest rise in eight years as sales of its next-generation of vehicles outstripped expectations.

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Porsche invests in tech services to offset possible sales decline

STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - Porsche will invest hundreds of millions of euros in digital services to generate the revenue needed to offset an expected decline in car sales in the coming years, its finance chief said on Friday.

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Daimler sees slight growth in 2017 operating profit, sales

FRANKFURT, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Mercedes maker Daimler guided for a slight rise in operating profit, unit sales and revenue this year, barely meeting market expectations, with strong car sales growth continuing to outweigh weakness in trucks.

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UPDATE 1-Thai car sales seen rising 4 pct in 2017 after 4 yrs of decline-Toyota

* New car models, strong govt spending to help lift sales (Adds details)

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Renault-Nissan electric car sales hit 400,000, CEO says in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Renault-Nissan has sold more than 400,000 electric cars globally and the leader in plug-in vehicles is planning further investment to maintain its market lead, the chief executive of the auto alliance said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-European car sales rose 6.5 percent in 2016

* Mercedes overtakes Audi to become top premium seller (Adds ACEA quote)

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UPDATE 2-Car sales seen recovering in Russia in 2017: industry group

MOSCOW, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Car sales in Russia look set to rebound this year, rising by 4 percent to 1.48 million units if the state maintains support for the sector, the Association of European Businesses (AEB) lobby group said on Thursday.

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Demonetization to hold back India's 2017 fuel demand growth

SINGAPORE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - India's fuel demand growth is expected to slow by as much as 40 percent in 2017 from last year as a government-induced cash shortage hurts businesses, industry and car sales.

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Mercedes-Benz to overtake BMW as largest premium carmaker

* Mercedes-Benz 2016 passenger car sales rise 11.3 pct on year

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Palladium jumps on bets government spending, tax cuts will boost car sales

LONDON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Palladium has soared away from its peers this week on bets that the autocatalyst metal, sold down at the end of last year, will benefit if tax cuts and higher government spending in the major car markets of China and the United States boost auto sales.

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UPDATE 1-UK car sales hit record high in 2016 but dip predicted

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - A record 2.69 million new cars were sold in Britain in 2016 despite fears that the Brexit vote would hit demand, but the industry predicts sales will fall this year as the weaker pound drives up the cost of imported models.

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UK new car sales hit record high in 2016 but signs of slowdown ahead - SMMT

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations hit a record 2.69 million units in 2016 despite concerns from some analysts that June's Brexit vote would dent sales but demand will fall by around 5 percent this year, a car industry body said on Thursday.

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Record 2016 for U.S. Auto Industry; Long Road Back May Be at End

A total of 17.55 million vehicles were sold, but struggling passenger car sales, reliance on sales incentives, and a new administration raise questions.

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Oil prices firm on U.S. crude inventory fall, record car sales

SINGAPORE, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Oil prices were firm on Thursday, buoyed by data showing a fall in U.S. crude inventories and by record car sales in the United States.

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UK car sales hit record high in 2016 - preliminary data

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car sales hit a record of 2.7 million units in 2016 despite fears that the Brexit vote could hit demand, although there are signs that registrations will fall this year, preliminary industry data showed on Thursday.

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Car sales set another U.S. record

A surge in December deals pushed the number of cars sold in 2016 to a record high for the seventh year in a row.

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BRIEF-Italy car sales rise 13 pct in December - ministry

* deliveries rose 13.06 percent in December from the same month a year ago to 124,438 vehicles, the transport minister said in a statement

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French auto market ends second rebound year with December gain

PARIS, Jan 1 (Reuters) - French car sales rose 5.8 percent in December, according to industry data published on Sunday, closing a second consecutive year of strong growth in Europe's third-biggest auto market.

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Indonesia car sales rise 14.9 pct y/y in Nov

JAKARTA, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Car sales in Indonesia were 14.9 percent higher in November than a year earlier, preliminary data released by the automotive industry association showed on Thursday. An association official said the figure would be revised higher as two carmakers, Chevrolet and Mercedes Benz, have not reported their sales for last month. Normally, they make minor contribution to total sales. Automakers sold 99,900 units of cars last month, the data showed. On a monthly ba

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New Renault models lead European car sales higher

PARIS (Reuters) - European car sales rose 5.6 percent in November, according to industry data published on Thursday, with France's Renault leading the gains among major carmakers.

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UPDATE 1-UK new car sales on course for record year after November rise

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations rose by nearly 3 percent last month, an industry body said on Monday, putting the sector on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell for the eighth month in a row.

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UK new car sales rose in November, on course for record year

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations rose by 2.9 percent year-on-year in November, an industry body said on Monday, putting the sector on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell for the eighth month in a row.

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UPDATE 1-German car sales growth heads towards best in six years -VDA

* German market to grow 5 pct in 2016 to 3.4 mln vehicles -VDA

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BRIEF-Italy car sales up 8.19 pct in November - transport ministry

* Italian car sales rose 8.19 percent in November to 145,835 vehicles, the transport ministry says in a statement

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Porsche targets 20,000 electric car sales a year -Automobilwoche

FRANKFURT, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Porsche division expects annual sales of about 20,000 for its first all-electric car, the Mission E, the luxury carmaker's chief executive told a German magazine.

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Thai domestic car sales seen picking up next year - FTI

BANGKOK, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Thailand's domestic car sales are expected at 780,000 vehicles next year, up 4 percent from 750,000 units projected for this year, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Wednesday.

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Indonesia's October car sales rise 4 pct y/y

JAKARTA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indonesia's car sales in October rose 4 percent from a year earlier, the country's top car distributor PT Astra International said on Thursday, citing data from the automotive industry association. Automakers sold 91,990 units of cars last month. On a monthly basis, car sales fell by 1.3 percent from September. Toyota Motor Corp continued to lead the local car market, followed by Daihatsu Motor Co Ltd and Honda Motor Co Ltd. Month Volume

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PSA, Renault, VW lead European car sales decline

PARIS (Reuters) - European car sales fell 0.3 percent in October, with the region's three biggest automakers Volkswagen , PSA and Renault leading the decline, according to industry data published on Thursday.

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BMW eyes 100,000 electric car sales in 2017: Sueddeutsche

BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW wants to boost sales of electric cars by two-thirds next year to 100,000 vehicles as the luxury automaker is offering more battery-powered models, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger.

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BMW eyes 100,000 electric car sales in 2017 -Sueddeutsche

BERLIN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - BMW wants to boost sales of electric cars by two-thirds next year to 100,000 vehicles as the luxury automaker is offering more battery-powered models, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger.

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UK car sales rise in October but consumer demand slumps again

LONDON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - British new car registrations rose by 1.4 percent last month, a car industry body said on Friday, but an increase in businesses buying fleet cars offset a slump in demand among individual consumers for the seventh month in a row.

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Ford Canada posts decline in October sales in delayed results

TORONTO, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. reported weaker Canadian sales for October on Wednesday, weighed down by a sharp drop in car sales and sluggish truck performance.

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UPDATE 1-German October car sales down 5.6 percent, fewer selling days

* VW, Ford fell while PSA, Renault gain -KBA (Releads on official figures, adds brand details)

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German car sales fell around 5 pct in Oct on fewer selling days -source

BERLIN, Nov 2 (Reuters) - German new car sales fell around 5 percent in October compared with the same month a year earlier because there were two fewer selling days, an industry source told Reuters.

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Europe car sales keep growing as volume, luxury brands gain -ACEA

BERLIN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - European car sales grew by 7.3 percent last month, industry data showed on Friday, with volume and premium automakers alike posting strong growth.

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UPDATE 1-German car sales jump almost 10 pct in September -source

HAMBURG/BERLIN, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Sales of new cars in Germany, Europe's largest vehicle market, jumped almost 10 percent in September, the third biggest monthly gain this year, adding to signs that demand in the region is holding up well.

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UK car sales rise 1.6 pct in September to hit new record

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - New car registrations in Britain rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in September to hit a new record, an industry body said on Wednesday, with strong demand from business buyers compensating for a fall in sales to individual customers for the sixth month in a row.

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UK Sept car sales rose less than 2 percent - preliminary data

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations rose by less than 2 percent year-on-year in September, one of two months each year when new licence plates are issued, preliminary industry data showed on Wednesday.

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Fiat, low-cost brands lifted by southern Europe car demand

PARIS (Reuters) - European car sales rose 9.5 percent last month, regional industry association ACEA said on Thursday, with recovering southern markets benefiting Fiat and low-cost brands.

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Western Europe monthly car sales rise 8.1 percent in August: LMC

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Car sales in Western Europe rose 8.1 percent in August, thanks to buoyant demand in Italy, Spain, France and Germany, forecasters LMC Automotive said.

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Western Europe monthly car sales rise 8.1 percent in August - LMC

FRANKFURT, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Car sales in Western Europe rose 8.1 percent in August, thanks to buoyant demand in Italy, Spain, France and Germany, forecasters LMC Automotive said.

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German car sales jump more than 8 percent in August -source

HAMBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Sales of new cars in Germany jumped by more than 8 percent to around 245,000 vehicles in August, rebounding from a decline in the previous month, an industry source said on Friday.

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China's BYD forecasts up to 91 percent profit rise for first nine months

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd , backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , on Sunday predicted an up to 91-percent profit increase in the first nine months of the year, as government policies drive green car sales.