After the declines of the first four months there are now signs that the West European car market is bottoming out at a lower level according to JD Power-LMC's latest analysis. The 8.3% decline over last year registered in June is not as bad as it looks and the seasonally adjusted annualised sales rate (SAAR) was actually up on last year for the second consecutive month. Italy and Spain may have been heavily down, but the German market perked up. See the full market analysis here.