Lagardere halts production of Renault Avantime car


PARIS, Feb 26 (Reuters) - French media firm Lagardere said on Wednesday it had decided to halt production of Renault's futuristic coupe Avantime car, a move that will mean the end of its car assembly activity. Lagardere, which earlier this week sold its stake in the French carmaker and said this confirmed it was pulling out of the autos business, said in a statement it was halting production following "the commercial failure" of the car. Lagardere, whose Matra Automobile unit assembles ...

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