PARIS – Renault SA expects its sales to increase 10% this year, despite predictions of a difficult year in Europe. At a press conference here, where he announces an increase of 2007 automotive operating profits to €882 million ($1.3 billion), Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn remains steadfast in his belief the auto maker will achieve its Contract 2009 goal of selling 3.3 million vehicles as well as a 6% operating margin, which he says would amount to about €2.5 billion ($3.7 billion). Strong ...

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