Last year was a stellar sales year for automakers in Europe, but 1999 looks to be less than bright with a market share fight reaching galactic proportions. While 1998's European sales boom surprised everyone, most automakers and analysts agree 1999 will see a decrease in registrations. Sales are forecast to be down about 1.7% to 13.9 million units this year and continue to slide for the next several years, hitting a 12.7 million unit low in 2001, according to Standard & Poors/DRI. ...

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