Carmakers stuff German market with self-sales

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* Dealers and makers account for 3 in 10 new sales * Dealers get cash incentives to hit registration targets * Many such vehicles end up discounted on 2nd-hand market * Even luxury makers' self-registrations rising By Christiaan Hetzner FRANKFURT, July 31 (Reuters) - Europe's largest car market is in recession, but few outside the industry would know it, thanks to a controversial sales practice that inflates ...

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