AUTOSHOW-Europeans embrace MPV sector created by Espace


By Marcel Michelson PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - From a quirky French invention, the minivan or multipurpose vehicle (MPV) has spawned an increasingly popular market segment in Europe, allowing carmakers to re-use existing platforms with a new silhouette. Citroen will officially launch its C4 Picasso MPV at the Paris car show on Thursday, one of a number of models in the class likely to be competing for buyers' attention at one of the auto industry's major showcases. "In 1995 there were ...

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