PARIS -- Renault SA is dropping a plan to deliver half its new cars to customers within 15 days of their order. The auto maker blames bad logistics in Europe and the cost of suppliers providing an oversupply of materials to meet surges in demand. Instead, it is guaranteeing a delivery date for 100% of its vehicles. That will persuade more customers to order cars, says Francois Hinray, executive vice-president for sales and marketing. "In 2001, 50% of our production came from a customer ...
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