PARIS – Passenger-car sales in France rose 8.2% in January, the first positive month-on-month result since June 2010 beat like-2009. Deliveries were boosted by orders taken in December, when the government vehicle-scrappage incentive of €500 ($685) for turning in an old car was ending. A total of 185,603 cars were registered last month, up 8.2% in volume and 3.1% on a daily basis. The Peugeot (+13.7%) and Citroen (+8.4%) brands each saw significant increases in their home market, ...

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