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Fiat Chrysler car sales in Italy down 16% in August

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) headquarters are seen in Turin

MILAN (Reuters) - Sales of new Fiat Chrysler cars in Italy fell by 16% last month, according to Reuters calculations based on data released by the Italian transport ministry on Monday.

Registrations of new cars in Italy fell 3.1% in August to 88,939 units, the ministry said.

Fiat Chrysler sold 20,767 new cars for a market share of 23.4%.

(Reporting by Valentina Za)