December 4, 2018 / 8:58 AM / 9 months ago

German car registrations in November down 10 percent - source

FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos during the media day of the Salao do Automovel International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo

HAMBURG (Reuters) - German new car registrations fell by 10 percent year-on-year in November to around 273,000 vehicles, a source familiar with the numbers told Reuters on Tuesday, as automakers like Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) are struggling to adapt to the new WLTP emissions testing regime.

The 10 percent decrease comes after a 7.4 percent decline in October. German car authority KBA is due to publish official figures on Tuesday.

Reporting by Jan Schwartz; writing by Thomas Seythal; editing by Kathrin Jones and Michelle Martin

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