PARIS – Buoyed by continued scrappage incentives, first-quarter new-car sales in France climbed 17.0%, while March deliveries jumped 17.9%. Hidden beneath the growth are small signs some customers are re-entering the market regardless of government assistance. Renault SA is especially happy with results in its home market of France, selling 167,793 vehicles in the first quarter, up 36.5% from year-ago. The auto maker’s entry-level Dacia brand, based in Romania, now holds 5.3% of the ...

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