AUTOSHOW-Economy, war worries take back seat in Paris

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By David Lawder PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Worries about the global economy, consumer sentiment and war clouds over Iraq failed to spoil the mood at the Paris auto show on Thursday, where car bosses focused on upbeat sales and profit targets. As if Paris' Parc des Expositions was a parallel universe with curvaceous sheet metal, lavish parties and pop diva Kylie Minogue, there was little concern that demand for cars and trucks could quickly turn sour. On a day when Iraq claimed that ...

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