The long sales plunge in the Russian new-vehicle market is showing signs of bottoming out, with March results down 7%, compared with year-ago, to 126,701 units, the smallest decline in 12 months. The Association of European Businesses Automobile Manufacturers Committee says first-quarter 2010 sales fell 25% to 293,030 units. Committee Chairman David Thomas says the slight sales slide in March, compared with prior-year, is a clear sign the industry is moving in a positive direction. ...

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