AUTOSHOW-Upbeat tone in Paris tempered by oil, steel prices


By Rebecca Harrison PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) - European car makers presented the usual upbeat forecasts as the Paris auto show got underway on Thursday, but a spike in oil prices and margin-crimping steel cost increases raised questions about the sector's future profits. Global unit sales of French carmaker Peugeot, owned by PSA Peugeot Citroen , are up about 6 percent so far this year, its chief Frederic Saint-Geours told Reuters, adding the company would meet its target for record ...

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