October vehicle sales totaled 7.82 million worldwide, falling 3.3% from year-ago’s 8.09 million. Europe sales still were curtailed by the demand surge in August ahead of strict new emissions regulations. The region’s tally dropped 7.7% in October to 1.55 million. Sales in Germany were down 4.9% to 290,000 units and Spain’s total fell 5.1% to 109,000. Several smaller markets saw even worse declines, including Austria (-16.8%), Belgium (-10.1%) and Czech Republic ...

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