France to post highest car sales since 2001 -paper


PARIS, Dec 27 (Reuters) - France is expected to post its strongest year of car sales since 2001 as drivers take advantage of government scrapping and other incentive schemes before year-end, French newspaper Les Echos said. Slightly over 2.25 million cars are expected to have been sold in France in 2009, the newspaper said in its Monday edition, with registrations up 40 percent. French brands benefited the most from increased sales, rising 12 percent, or double the rate of non-French ...

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