LONDON — European automotive sales will decline for the next several years resulting in a 10% drop by 2001, according to a new study. But while total sales will slip, small to lower-medium segments will see an increase in European market share. The European car market has reached its cyclical peak and is destined for three years of falling sales, says the Economist Intelligence Unit in its latest report. Sales in 1998 were kept artificially high by government-sponsored incentives in ...

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