PARIS – Vehicle sales in France showed a surprising 6.2% increase in May to 197,784 units, but the gain appears better than it is because there were three more selling days this year thanks to several holidays that fell on weekends. Daily sales were down 8.3%, close to what was expected after last year’s sales jump due to a government bonus for scrapping old cars. PSA Peugeot Citroen saw a solid 12.5% rise in deliveries, while Renault suffered an 18.2% decline, in part because of the ...

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