PARIS – May sales in France followed the pattern established earlier in the spring, in which French brands improved while others declined as a group. The market for passenger vehicles, at 148,573 units, basically was a wash, up 0.1%. That dragged year-to-date growth down to 3.0%. Renault posted an 8.5% gain in May, and its low-cost Dacia brand was up 10.8%. At PSA Peugeot Citroen, Peugeot was up 3.6% and Citroen 4.3%. Year-to-date, the Renault group is up 12.7% and PSA 6.8%. Bernard ...

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