AUTOSHOW-Small is beautiful as carmakers, buyers eye budgets


By Marcel Michelson and Helen Massy-Beresford PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Carmakers will make fuel efficiency a sales mantra at the Paris auto show next week when they tout new models to a customer base whose numbers and budgets have shrunk in the face of financial turmoil and high oil prices. Tighter finances and new emissions rules look set to favour the sale of smaller models and engines, while the industry's revenue base may also be impacted by slowing growth in emerging markets, ...

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