Auto sales in Europe increased for a seventh straight month, aided by strong growth in the U.K. and Spain and improving supply chains.
Registrations jumped 12 percent in February to 902,775 vehicles, the European automakers’ lobbying group, ACEA said Tuesday in a statement.
Sales of full-electric vehicles surged 34 percent, expanding more than any other type of powertrain.
Shortages of semiconductors and other components are becoming less of a problem, but automakers are still contending with logistics snags, slowing economies and inflation.
Order books remain full for now but automakers are growing more pessimistic about the outlook, a survey of German manufacturers showed earlier this month.